Carlos Gabarró (Partner)
+34 93 241 4522
+34 650 374 643
In 1994 Carlos Gabarró began his professional career as a tax advisor and, in 1998, he joined the international tax and private client practices at Garrigues & Andersen. In 2000 Carlos joined Ernst & Young (EY) where he held several leading positions, moving to New York in 2005 to lead the EY Spanish desk in the US. After returning from the States in 2008, Carlos was appointed EY’s Mediterranean Market Leader (Spain, Italy and Portugal) for its international tax practice. Carlos left EY in 2012 to become the co-managing partner of ALTALEX.
Carlos advises HNWIs (including their family offices, financial advisors and trustees) as well as medium-sized groups and major multinationals on domestic and cross-border tax matters, in Mergers & Acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, holding and financing structures, intangibles assets management and tax-efficient value chain restructurings. He has worked in collaboration with both local and foreign groups and top-tier multinationals such as Abertis, Almirall, Altran, Avon, BASF, BMW, Bunge, CRH, DirecTV, Host Hotels & Resorts, Hugo Boss, Feld Entertainment, International Paper, Lear Corporation, Lidl, Royal Caribbean, Sinopec or Walt Disney, some of which remain as ongoing clients.
Carlos divides his working time between his professional and academic duties and as such, he is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences in different countries, a lecturer and professor of international tax in universities and private institutions as well as author of several Spanish and foreign publications.
With a Degree in Business Administration and an MBA from the European University of Brussels (1994), a Masters in Taxation/Tax Consultancy from the Centro de Estudios Financieros in Barcelona (1997).