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FTI Consulting Expands European Tax Advisory Practice

LONDON, May 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the further expansion of its European tax advisory team, with the addition of nine professionals, including one Senior Managing Director and two Managing Directors, from Global VAT Compliance BV, an indirect tax specialist firm based in The Hague, Netherlands. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Global VAT Compliance BV provides high quality, international tax advice to medium-sized and large multinational companies, covering every aspect of VAT compliance including registration, representation and reporting. Its senior tax experts possess a deep understanding of both local regulations and their cross-border implications to offer clients the highest quality advice and support.

The addition of these professionals further strengthens FTI Consulting's tax advisory practice, and complements the existing corporate tax work it undertakes in the UK and across the world through the WTS Alliance. The highly experienced team offers a range of advice and technical specialism including transaction tax, real estate tax, transfer pricing and research and development tax relief. Further support is provided by FTI Consulting's Corporate Finance/Restructuring specialists to offer a fully integrated service to help clients mitigate risk and minimise costs.

Marvin Rust, Head of European Tax Advisory Services at FTI Consulting said, "We are delighted with the expansion of our tax advisory team. The addition of Global VAT Compliance's centralised processes and state of the art technology enables us to offer the full range of VAT and tax services, and further enhances our offering to our clients who seek a real alternative to the Big 4."

Henk Hop, CEO of Global VAT Compliance, BV, will be joining FTI Consulting as a Senior Managing Director. Commenting on the transaction Mr. Hop said, "We are bringing a top class tax team and client base to FTI Consulting. We look forward to combining the strength of our expertise with FTI Consulting's global outreach and breadth of services, offering our clients a broad spectrum of services and support."

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The company generated $1.76 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2014. More information can be found at

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