DALLAS, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced a strategic alliance with Transfer Pricing Associates (TPA), a leading independent provider of global transfer pricing and valuation services. This strategic alliance will support the continued growth and global expansion of Ryan's International Tax and Transfer Pricing practices, while delivering higher levels of value and results for the Firm's expanding portfolio of multinational clients. The partnership also extends Ryan's global reach to more than 50 countries throughout the world, complementing the Firm's international expertise with additional global transfer pricing, valuation, and customs services. Finally, TPA's global presence and clients will provide near-term business development opportunities that will accelerate Ryan's strategic objective of extending its North American leadership position in tax services overseas.
"Ryan's premier portfolio of global companies and market leadership in North American tax services provide the perfect alliance partner to extend our access to US-based multinational corporations," said Steef Huibregtse, CEO of Transfer Pricing Associates.
"We are proud to deploy the leading experts from TPA around the world as partners in support of our global transfer pricing engagements," said Todd E. Behrend, Ryan's International Tax Practice Leader. "Their transfer pricing services will help drive substantial added value for our multinational clients."
"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. "TPA is an exceptional strategic partner that will strengthen our international capabilities and support our rapid global expansion."
About Transfer Pricing Associates
TPA is the leading independent provider of global transfer pricing and valuation services and part of the TPA Global group. The TPA Global group is an independent and specialist provider of expert transfer pricing, tax valuation, and customs services, headquartered in Amsterdam and with its own offices and coverage in more than 50 countries around the world. TPA provides high-quality transfer pricing advice and assistance to multinational corporations of all sizes, wherever they are located. For more details, visit www.tpa-global.com.
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice 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 two-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 925 professionals and associates serves over 6,500 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/.