Rhys Owen joins Alvarez & Marsal as Managing Director

09 May 2023 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Alvarez & Marsal has added to its Taxand advisory team with the appointment of Rhys Owen. He joins as a Managing Director in London, to help expand the firm’s fund taxation practice.

Commenting on his decision to join Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), Rhys Owen said, “The team of experienced and talented advisors that A&M has built within the fund structuring space, is a key distinguisher of the firm from its competitors. I look forward to working alongside Jason and the wider team, amid an evolving regulatory landscape, to expand our expertise within the service and address clients’ dynamic needs and considerations.”

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.

Rhys Owen joins Alvarez & Marsal as Managing Director

Owen brings over 13 years of experience within private equity fund taxation to the firm. Over the course of his career, he has structured a number of the largest private equity and infrastructure funds in Europe, as well as working on high profile fund raises across the private credit, real estate and venture capital markets.

Marvin Rust, European Tax Practice Leader at Alvarez & Marsal Taxand UK, added, “Rhys’ wealth of experience in the fund structuring space, across a breadth of sectors including private capital, infrastructure and real estate will provide a significant value add for our clients. His appointment builds on our current leadership, with added experience and eminence in the market, as part of our vision to be the leading, truly independent Funds advisory and reporting practice in the UK.”

Prior to joining A&M, Owen spent four years with EY in London, where he was most recently a Partner. Prior to that, he was at KPMG where he worked for a number of large European and US asset managers and advised on fund launches, carried interest planning and continuation funds for a range of different clients. In addition, Owen has advised on a number of credit funds in relation to the restricting and leveraging of their facilities across Irish, Luxembourg and US-based structures.

Ernesto Perez, Global Practice Leader of A&M Taxand, remarkers, “We’re excited to welcome Rhys to the A&M Taxand team to help direct the firm’s fund taxation offering. The appointment exemplifies our expansion plans for the practice and acts as a pertinent milestone as we continue to strengthen the proposition we offer to clients across private capital, infrastructure and real-estate.”