DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Garnham Abogados, located in Santiago, Chile. Garnham Abogados is a law firm specializing in corporate tax matters and foreign investment advisory services. It will support Ryan's ability to deliver higher levels of value and results for the Firm's expanding portfolio of multinational clients and provide business development opportunities to extend the Firm's North American leadership position in tax services to Chile.
"We are excited to grow our network of tax experts in Latin America through this partnership with Garnham Abogados Ltda.," said Todd E. Behrend, Ryan Principal and International Tax Practice Leader. "Its reputation is widely respected throughout Chile, and it will play an important role in our ability to offer a more comprehensive suite of value-added services to our multinational clients."
"We are delighted to be part of the network," said Arturo Garnham, Managing Partner of Garnham Abogados. "Ryan's tax and business expertise, combined with our intimate knowledge of the Chilean market, will enable both of us to provide excellent services to Chilean clients and to foreign firms exposed to the Chilean tax environment."
"Ryan already provides tax services to many of the world's leading global companies, and the partnership with Garnham Abogados Ltda. will deliver tremendous value through additional international tax solutions in Chile," 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 proud to reinforce our international tax services with the expertise and best-in-class solutions of Garnham Abogados Ltda.," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "The firm is an exceptional strategic partner that will strengthen our international capabilities and support our continued Latin American expansion."
About Garnham Abogados
Garnham Abogados is a law firm in Santiago, Chile specializing in corporate tax matters for both corporations and individuals. The practice also provides advice on foreign investment issues and corporate structuring. The firm has highly qualified experts with many years of study and experience providing personalized and effective legal solutions dealing with complex structures.
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a three-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 multi-disciplinary team of more than 1,600 professionals and associates serves over 9,000 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at www.ryan.com.
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