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Mercadien Announces New Tax Partner, Rahim Noorani

July 2022

Princeton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA – Mercadien is pleased to announce Rahim Noorani, CPA, MAcc, has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Principal in the firm’s tax department. Rahim comes to Mercadien with over 15 years of diversified experience in partnership and corporate taxation along with federal, state, international and personal tax compliance; specializing in investment funds, operating partnerships and portfolio companies.

As a member of the Mercadien’s Private Company Services Group, Rahim will serve as a subject matter expert in providing optimum tax structures and strategies for his private company clients and their owners. Additionally, he will work with the firm’s Transaction Advisory Services Group, offering guidance from a tax perspective to clients who are buying or selling a business through advising them on deal structures, performing tax due diligence, and assisting with succession and exit planning.

Myron M. Gellman, MBA, CMC, CBA, managing director and managing principal of Mercadien, stated, “We, at Mercadien, are very excited to have Rahim join our professional client service team as a Managing Director and Principal.  The addition of Rahim will expand Mercadien’s existing tax expertise in a few industries, especially within the financial services industry – specifically hedge funds and private equity groups.  Mercadien continues to grow and will further expand our service offering capabilities moving forward.”

Prior to joining Mercadien, Rahim was a Tax Director at a Big 4 accounting firm, where he specialized in federal tax compliance and consulting services for wealth management companies and assisted with reviewing partnership agreements, purchase/sale agreements, M&A transactions, carry/waterfall models and statutory tax filings. Additionally, he led a large team of federal tax professionals and served as a liaison between the Federal team and the State and International tax and Personal Finance teams.

Rahim received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Board of Public Accountancy.

The Mercadien Group is a family of entities that provides a full spectrum of advisory and accounting services, including traditional audit and financial reporting, tax compliance and planning, compliance oversight, risk assessment, litigation support, outsourced CFO and accounting services, mergers and acquisitions assistance, succession planning, management and board consulting; as well as wealth management solutions. Founded in Princeton in 1963, the firm serves privately-owned companies of nearly every type and industry, as well as financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, government entities, and wealthy individuals and families. Mercadien provides forward-thinking, relationship-driven, financial and strategic services and solutions that maximize wealth and profitability, minimize taxes and risk, evaluate systems and processes, and increase efficiencies for its many diverse and valued clients.  Learn more at