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Matthew Dewitz

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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Matthew C. Dewitz is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses on corporate and partnership taxation.  Mr. Dewitz has experience representing private equity funds, investment banks, real estate investment trusts, venture capital funds and other public and private companies on matters including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, tax-free reorganizations, joint ventures, distributions, other recapitalizations, and debt and equity financings in both the public and private markets.


Corporate Partner


United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

The tax practice at Latham & Watkins LLP¬†has developed a reputation for its expertise in private equity deals, and is often involved in large M&A and capital markets transactions. Of late,¬†Jiyeon Lee-Lim¬†and Matthew Dewitz¬†acted for Spotify¬†in relation to the cross-border tax analysis leading up to its IPO and listing on the NYSE valued at $26.5bn. 'Highly regarded expert'¬†David Raab¬†is acting for The Carlyle Group in relation to its ‚ā¨10.1bn acquisition of AkzoNobel‚Äôs Specialty Chemicals business. In Chicago, chair of transactional tax¬†Joseph M. Kronsnoble¬†handled a number of significant acquisitions on behalf of Leonard Green & Partners, such as the purchase of majority stake in MDVIP, CPA Global and Troon Golf. Looking west, San-Francisco-based Kirt Switzer¬†structured the merger between client IXYS Corporation and Littelfuse as a tax-free reorganisation, and ‚Äėoutstanding specialists‚Äô Samuel Weiner¬†and Pardis Zamorodi¬†are contacts in the Los Angeles office. Other key figures include Chicago-based¬†Diana S. Doyle, and Washington DC-based¬†Andrea A. Ramezan-Jackson¬†and counsel Kimberly Eney, the latter of whom joined from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. All named individuals are based in New York unless specified.

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