Avi S. Alter is Head of M&A Structuring and a Managing Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Wells Fargo in New York. Avi provides structuring advice to clients on a broad array of transactions, including complex mergers and acquisitions, tax-free spin-offs and split-offs, cross-border transactions, tax-free reorganizations, sales of closely-held businesses, IPOs and transactions involving master limited partnerships, S-Corporations and real estate investment trusts.
Avi is also a member of the faculty at Harvard Law School, where he teaches a course entitled “Structuring Deals”. Avi began his career as a member of the tax group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Avi was a Managing Director and Head of Strategic Advisory at Credit Suisse.
Avi holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Economics from Yeshiva University.