Neil Fletcher joins A&M Taxand from PwC

12 July 2022 2 min. read
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Neil Fletcher has joined the London office of Alvarez & Marsal. As a Managing Director, he will work to support the growth of the firm’s tax practice.

Speaking on his decision to join A&M Taxand, Fletcher commented, “I am excited to be joining an established pan-European team, with strong links to the US through the Taxand network. A&M’s collaborative approach, which brings together teams with deep specialisms from across the company for the benefit of the client, sets it apart from the wider market.”

Alvarez & Marsal Taxand (A&M Taxand) is an independent tax group affiliated with global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal. Consisting of experienced tax professionals, dedicated to providing customised tax advice to clients and investors across a broad range of industries, the firm offers clients a choice in advisors who are free from audit-based conflicts of interest, from the US, as well as in the UK from its base in London.

Neil Fletcher, Managing Director, A&M Taxand

Fletcher’s appointment as Managing Director will help deepen A&M’s expertise in providing tax advice to private equity and institutional funds across asset classes at a time of significant change for the sector. A recognised industry leader, Fletcher specialises in providing tax advice on M&A, IPOs, joint ventures and group restructurings, with a particular focus on international and cross-border transactions.

Marvin Rust, Managing Director and Head of A&M Tax UK, noted, “Neil is a significant hire for A&M Taxand, bringing together deep expertise of international transactions, his extensive reputation in the tax world and wide-ranging skillset to deliver best-in-class client advice. I also really like the fact that he has a strong track record of supporting and developing the careers of those in his teams, which reflects our approach and commitment to personal professional development here at A&M.”

Arriving at A&M with 25 years of financial services experience, Fletcher was most recently a Partner at PwC’s London office. Spending 16 years with the Big Four firm, he advised private equity funds, direct investing pension funds, sovereign investment funds and multinational companies. His work has helped deliver complex transactions on a global basis and across multiple industries. Fletcher also worked as a Tax Manager with Forte Hotels, and was a Tax Consultant with Arthur Andersen, among other roles.

Ernesto Perez, Managing Director and Global Practice Leader for A&M Taxand, added, “Neil has joined the A&M Taxand team as we continue to acquire top talent in the market to assist with the expansion of our global practice. He is an important hire as we bolster our international and cross-border transactions capabilities both in the UK and the US.”