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M&A and reorganizations

Eversheds Sutherland helps clients find their way through the increasingly complicated maze of tax obstacles that come with mergers and acquisitions and restructuring. With 160-plus attorneys across more than 20 countries, we have a robust team that delivers high-quality tax advice and tax transactional support across a large number of jurisdictions. Whatever the needs of your business and wherever you operate, we are on hand to help.

Experienced international tax lawyers in mergers acquisitions and reorganizations

Working closely with Eversheds Sutherland’s corporate practices to formulate and implement strategies, we ensure that all aspects of a deal have been carefully addressed and that it is structured to be tax-efficient for all parties. Our international tax team handles transactional tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, spin-offs, internal restructuring and reorganizations, as well as issues related to financing such matters.

Our recent experience includes:

  • acting as tax counsel in a $25 billion spin-off
  • serving as U.S. tax counsel in $3 billion credit agreement for Altria
  • aiding Altria and Kraft in the $15 billion acquisition of Nabisco and subsequent Kraft IPO
  • serving as tax counsel to Mondelēz International in the 2015 formation of the $5 billion Jacobs Douwe Egberts global coffee joint venture with DE Master Blenders
  • advising Horizon Pharma PLC on European tax aspects of its $800m acquisition of Reptor Pharmaceutical Corporation
  • providing tax transactional support on Chemtura’s sale of its agrochemicals business Agrosolution in 36 jurisdictions
  • Chambers USA has commended the practice as “impressive and effective, with a wide experience base”.

Contact our international tax team

If you would like any further information or need advice on international tax law, please contact our legal team.

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