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Ryan Forms Strategic Alliance with Altalex to Support Continued Global Expansion of International Tax Practice

Press Release Dec 09, 2013

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced a strategic alliance with Altalex, a leading tax advisory and legal firm based in Barcelona, Spain. This strategic alliance supports the Firm’s continued global expansion across Europe, while delivering higher levels of value and results for the Firm’s portfolio of multinational clients in more than 40 countries throughout the world. Altalex will complement Ryan’s international tax expertise with additional value-added tax advisory and recovery services, global transfer pricing, tax administration verification and identification, and corporate restructuring. 

“We are proud to deploy the leading experts from Altalex as partners in support of our continued expansion in Spain and across Europe,” said Todd E. Behrend, Ryan’s International Tax Practice Leader. “Their tax services will help drive substantial added value for our multinational clients.”

“Ryan already provides tax services to many of the world’s leading global companies, and the partnership with Altalex will deliver tremendous value through additional Spanish international tax solutions,” said Brendan F. Moore, Ryan President of Europe, Asia, and Latin America Operations. “The trust that Ryan has earned by delivering superior results for these multinational clients drives our commitment to dramatically expand Ryan’s international tax services.”

“We are excited to reinforce our international tax services with best-in-class solutions that add to the bottom line savings and results that we deliver for our multinational clients,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “Altalex is an exceptional strategic partner that will strengthen our international capabilities and support our rapid global expansion.”

About Altalex
Altalex is a leading tax advisory and legal services firm based in Barcelona, Spain. The firm was formed in 1983 and deploys a team of more than 20 highly qualified tax and legal professionals. The client base includes national and international corporations across a broad range of business sectors.

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,700 professionals and associates serves over 29,000 clients in more than 75 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


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