Mark Melton is a tax attorney in Holland & Knight's Dallas office. He focuses on corporate and federal income taxation issues related to domestic and international transactions of private equity and hedge funds, as well as other investment partnerships, joint ventures, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and operating businesses.
More specifically, Mr. Melton assists clients with investment fund formation, deal acquisition and disposition structuring, financial instruments and derivatives, and audit representation. He is experienced in a broad spectrum of tax issues such as complex partnership allocations, mergers and acquisitions, inbound and outbound cross-border investments, and investments by sovereign wealth funds, tax-exempt entities, international organizations and other institutional investors.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Melton served as a fund tax manager for a multibillion-dollar international private equity group. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a Level II candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.
In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Melton is passionate about giving back to the community and serves in various leadership roles with several community service, civic and political organizations.
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