Deloitte South Africa
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Luke Barlow is a corporate tax partner and the leader of the tax practice at Deloitte South Africa in Cape Town. He has 30 years of experience consulting in the field of taxation. Luke has extensive experience advising multinational and national corporations with particular emphasis on the financial services and energy and resources sectors.
In addition to his involvement with tax dispute resolution matters he has been involved in a number of acquisitions and restructures where he has advised on the efficient structuring of the transactions. Luke also has extensive practical experience in advising on the taxation aspects of private equity investments and management buyouts (MBOs) and leveraged buyouts (LBOs). He has been involved in due diligence reviews of, among others, large companies in the hospitality, retail, energy and resources and life insurance industries.
Luke has advised on, inter-alia, a number of structured finance transactions, hybrid capital structures and securitised debt issues.
Luke studied at the University of Cape Town where he graduated with degrees in taxation, accounting and law. He is a South Africa chartered accountant and is an advocate of the High Court.
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