Jim Watson

Tax Partner | Mergers & Acquisitions

Jim Watson

111 S. Wacker Drive

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Jim is a partner with Deloitte Tax LLP and a member of US Merger and Acquisitions (M&A) Services. He specializes in delivering tax consultative services on significant M&A transactions for private equity funds and multinational companies. This includes due diligence, transaction financing and structuring, postclosing integration, corporate restructuring, dispositions, and debt work-outs. These experiences provide him with depth in designing and implementing tax-efficient acquisition, financing, and exit structures, as well as advising on the integration of acquired businesses.

Jim advises clients in a wide variety of industries (including consumer products, life sciences, manufacturing, professional services, technology, and telecommunications) and is a frequent lecturer on M&A and tax topics.

Jim Watson