He spent more than 19 years with Deloitte, serving the latter six as a Partner.
Dr. Syratt’s clients include a number of the U.K.’s top-listed multinationals, with projects ranging from “boxes-and-lines” planning such as large debt restructuring projects, tax efficient financing, acquisition structures, mergers, demergers and JV structuring, to substance-based business changes, including intellectual property centralization, structuring into tonnage tax and implementing franchise arrangements.
Prior to joining A&M, Dr. Syratt managed a number of large compliance engagements throughout his career, from corporate tax return preparation and global transfer pricing documentation to handling various tax authority audits and investigations, delivering APAs and making competent authority claims.
His transactional experience includes private-equity and corporate deals, including tax work for several IPOs – designing and implementing the post-float structure, and long-form, short-form and working capital reports.
He led the tax input into one of Europe’s largest debt restructurings, gaining detailed experience with the U.K. loan relationship rules, preserving tax losses and minimizing tax cash leakage.
Dr. Syratt earned a bachelor’s degree in physics and a doctorate degree in applied optics from Imperial College. He is a qualified chartered accountant and member of the ICAEW.