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Avi Abergel

D E Shaw & Co
Managing Director, Finance Group
Head of Global Tax Planning
New York, NY, USA

Avi Abergel is a Managing Director in the Finance Group and Head of Global Tax Planning. 

Mr. Abergel oversees the development and implementation of global tax planning strategies for the firm and is involved in the tax planning, structuring, and the execution of domestic and cross-border investments and transactions. 

Before joining Blackstone in 2008, Mr. Abergel served as Senior Vice President at D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P. In that role, he developed alternative structures to achieve tax efficiency for various business strategies. Prior to that, he was an associate at the tax group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. 

Mr. Abergel received a law degree from Sheffield University, England (First Class Honors). He also received a Tax LLM. from New York University and was the recipient of the ISEF Foundation Scholarship for Gifted Students.

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