WTAS' Alternative Investment Funds Practice Grows With the Addition of Managing Director in Greenwich

Dec 08, 2010, 16:04 ET from WTAS

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Spiegleman, former Director of Tax at J.H. Whitney & Co., recently joined the Metro New York Alternative Investment Funds practice at WTAS as a Managing Director in the Greenwich office.

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Spiegelman brings a strong background in multiple industries and areas of taxation including investment partnerships, alternative investments, private equity, hedge and debt funds.  At Whitney & Co., Spiegelman addressed tax planning and structuring issues at the investor level, fund level, portfolio investment level and fund manager level.  In addition, he worked closely with the principals of the firm to achieve wealth preservation including estate and insurance planning.

"Chris' skill set is an excellent complement to our client base in the New York Metro area.  We work with many clients in the alternative investment fund space and we believe Chris will be a true asset to these clients," said Joe Toce, the Office Managing Director in New York.

"Chris' move to WTAS made a great deal of sense considering the natural alignment of his skills with the needs of our clients in New York," commented WTAS CEO, Mark Vorsatz.

Spiegelman is the sixth addition to the Managing Director group at WTAS in 2010.  WTAS now has 96 Managing Directors throughout the country.  

For additional information about Chris Spiegelman or WTAS, contact Megan Williams or visit www.wtas.com.

About WTAS

WTAS is one of the largest independent tax firms in the United States, providing a wide range of tax, valuation, financial advisory and related consulting services to individual and corporate clients across the country. The firm is comprised of over 500 personnel located in 14 major cities and encompasses top advisors with previous experience in the international accounting firms, law firms, IRS and state taxing authorities.  Our advisors hold multiple professional credentials and have depth in a wide range of capabilities allowing us to provide clients with comprehensive, integrated solutions.

WTAS has offices serving Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Greenwich, Harrisburg, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York City, Palo Alto, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and West Palm Beach.