News: Alvarez & Marsal Tax appoints Shantini Ramachandra Managing Director in Singapore


Alvarez & Marsal Tax appoints Shantini Ramachandra Managing Director in Singapore

In past, Shantini Ramachandra worked with Deloitte and PwC, bringing over 31 years of expertise as an Accredited Tax Advisor with the Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals.
Alvarez & Marsal Tax appoints Shantini Ramachandra Managing Director in Singapore

Alvarez & Marsal Tax has announced the appointment of Shantini Ramachandra as the new Managing Director and Tax ASEAN Lead, with immediate effect.

Shatini, who joined the tax advisory firm in October last year, will be taking over the responsibilities based in Singapore. She brings in over 31 years of industry expertise encompassing international tax, M&A tax and private client services issues. Before her appointment, she worked with National Parks Singapore in the capacity of Board Member and Deloitte as a Partner. She also served PwC Singapore in the role of Director for over 18 years. 

In her new role, Shantini will be responsible for advising mergers and acquisitions, developing efficient vehicles for inbound and outbound investments, resolving complex tax issues, optimizing value chain operations, handling incentive planning and dispute resolution for clients and, consulting businesses and families on estate planning and wealth preservation, pre-IPO structuring, acquisitions and divestments and immigration planning, stated the company. 

On the academic front, Shantini holds an LLB from the National University of Singapore and an LLM from the University of London, King's College. She is an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax) with the Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals. 

Welcoming Shantini in her new role, Ernesto Perez, MD and Global Practice Leader of A&M Tax said, “As the inaugural MD with our Tax practice in Singapore, Shantini will be instrumental in helping us chart unprecedented global growth. Her appointment is a strategic move that underscores our commitment to delivering unparalleled tax advisory services in key geographies. Shantini’s expertise augments our ability to provide innovative and tailored solutions, along with solidifying our leadership position across the ever-evolving international taxation landscape.” 

Utsav Garg, MD and Head of the SEA region added, “Tax is an integral part of our full-service offering for both our corporate and private equity clients. Shantini’s professional caliber enhances our credibility in the Singapore and ASEAN markets. Her joining highlights the synergies with our Performance Improvement, Restructuring & Turnaround and Global Transaction Advisory services underscoring their benefit for clients now and in the days to come."

Luis de Lucio, MD and Growth Markets Lead APAC commented, “A&M is continuing its expansion in high growth markets by investing in the best talent. Shantini’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to the region and the global tax practice. She shares our operational mindset and furthers the global reach of our boots-on-the-ground professional network. Shantini’s approach aligns with our client-focused culture for driving change that maximizes value.”

Shatini expressed, “I share A&M’s results-driven mantra and have seen their competitive advantage in action. The breadth and depth of A&M’s regional/global integrated platform, enhances my ability to help clients achieve their growth objectives while managing tax complexities, mitigating risks and complying with evolving regulatory requirements.”

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