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CHICAGO – (September 1, 2020) – RSM US LLP, the nation's leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, announced that Vikas Sekhri will become the firm’s national M&A tax service line leader, effective Sept. 1.
In his new role, Sekhri will lead a national team of 80 merger and acquisition tax specialists and will be part of RSM’s Global M&A tax leadership team. In addition to executing on RSM’s M&A tax strategy, Sekhri will also work closely with the firm’s transaction advisory services and private equity teams.
“Today’s M&A landscape is becoming increasingly complex, and tax considerations can significantly affect the outcome of a transaction,” said Matt Bradvica, national business tax leader with RSM US LLP. “Our clients need a tax perspective based on middle-market insights that provide outcome-focused solution. Vikas has significant experience and the ability to lead RSM’s M&A tax team to deliver on our clients’ needs. I am confident that under his leadership, our M&A tax team will continue to enhance the value we bring to our clients.”
For the last several years, Sekhri has served as the leader of RSM’s Northeast region M&A tax practice and as the national M&A Tax operations and strategy leader. He has 20 years of accounting industry experience advising corporate and private equity investors on more than 500 transactions, managing tax due diligence, transaction structuring and reorganizations.
“I’m excited to lead this robust M&A tax team and help ensure that RSM’s M&A360 approach delivers holistic enterprise value to address our clients’ needs,” said Sekhri. “With more than 250 M&A tax professionals globally, our M&A tax team has significant experience helping our clients minimize risk and maximize value from their domestic and cross-border transactions.”
Sekhri earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Delhi in India and a master’s in science (taxation) degree from Pace University, New York. He is a CPA, licensed in New York and Colorado and has held Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant certifications in India. He is the immediate past chair of the mergers and acquisitions committee of the New York State Society of CPAs and is a past recipient of the Emerging Leaders Award from The M&A Advisor and 40 under 40 award conferred by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and the Consultants’ Training Institute.
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