M&A Partner, Midwest Market, Cleveland, PwC US
Brad Thompson is a partner in PwC’s Tax practice. Brad is a member of the Deals team and leads the Midwest Global Structuring Tax team. Brad has spent most of his career specializing in tax due diligence and the tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings and other major domestic and international corporate transactions. Brad’s practice has concentrated on the application and interpretation of U.S. federal income tax law as it relates to domestic and cross border corporate acquisitions, consolidated groups, tax efficient structuring and use of debt, as well as the reorganization provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. He has worked on numerous major cross-border transactions and has provided merger integration and consulting services in a wide variety of industries, including aerospace and defense, healthcare, financial, infrastructure, and retail.
Prior to moving to Cleveland to build the Ohio M&A Tax practice in early 2014, Brad spent four years in the Washington DC Metro M&A Tax group. Prior to that, Brad spent two years working in PwC’s Washington National Tax Services practice in Washington, D.C. This time spent in WNTS allowed Brad to hone his technical skills in the areas of international tax, IRS practice and procedure, and mergers and acquisitions. Brad’s diverse tax background and experience in the firm’s national office gives him a unique ability to analyze corporate transactions from different perspectives, identify exposures in tax due diligence, and advise on current and novel deal structures for domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures (including inbound and outbound).
Brad earned a B.S. in Accounting and a M.S. in Accounting (emphasis in Taxation) from the University of South Carolina. He is a CPA in Georgia and Ohio. Brad is a member of the AICPA.