Amin Khalaf is a Partner in Ernst & Young LLP’s National Tax Department where his primary areas of focus are economics and financial modeling. He has been involved in the economic analyses and planning of several transactions including domestic and cross-border partnerships and mergers and acquisitions. Amin’s knowledge of finance and capital markets allows him to work closely with investment banks, credit rating agencies and borrowers to analyze the terms of a large number of related party and third party debt issuances across a variety of industries. He also focuses on the pricing and structuring of plain vanilla and exotic equity and fixed income derivatives instruments. Amin works closely with clients and their financial advisors on infrastructure projects for various asset classes (toll roads, bridges, ports, power plants) where he leads tax model review efforts as part of the bidding process as well as issues that arise post-bid.
Amin received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University (1998) and his B.A. in economics with distinction from the American University of Beirut (1990). He is a past President of the New York Chapter of the American University of Beirut’s Worldwide Alumni Association (2007-2009) and an adjunct faculty member at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. A former professional tennis player, he represented his native Lebanon in Davis Cup competition (1994-1996) and was an Assistant Men’s Tennis Coach of Columbia University Men’s Tennis Team (1994-2013).
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