Ivan Mullinax is a London-based director in the transfer pricing practice of Deloitte LLP. He has 18 years of experience in transfer pricing, the last 12 of which have been with Deloitte in London.
Ivan is a member of the UK Financial Services Transfer Pricing team and leads the private equity and insurance offerings. Ivan works with many of the world's leading private equity groups in developing and supporting their European pricing and also has supported audit defense work in Germany, India, Sweden, the UK and the US for private equity clients.
His practical and creative approach to transfer pricing has helped Ivan to develop solutions for challenging problems facing banking, funds and technology clients and helped Ivan when he led the team's support for M&A diligence into transfer pricing, where he helped identify and qualify potential transfer pricing exposures. He then worked with the acquiring group to structure transfer pricing aspects of the acquisition and integrate the arrangements.
Ivan's experience includes asset management fees, cost sharing, and financial services fee allocations, permanent establishment identification and profit attribution, private equity fund structuring, reinsurance transactions, intangibles valuation, software licensing and supply chain planning. He has assisted clients across a range of industries in developing and defending their transfer pricing policies with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and other tax authorities worldwide.
An economist by training, Ivan also coordinated Deloitte's responses to OECD consultations on Transactional Profit Methods, Comparability and Attribution of Profits to Insurance branches and continues to make contributions to OECD consultations.
He previously spent two years managing transfer pricing for a US-listed networking equipment group, and five years working in Washington DC and London with leading accountancy firms.