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Amanda Nussbaum

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Amanda Nussbaum is a partner in the Tax Department and also is a member of the Private Investment Funds Group. Her practice concentrates on planning for and the structuring of domestic and international private investment funds, including venture capital, buyout, real estate and hedge funds, as well as advising those funds on investment activities and operational issues. She also represents many types of investors, including tax-exempt and non-U.S. investors, with their investments in private investment funds. She also counsels both sports teams and sports leagues with a broad range of tax issues.

United States: Investment fund formation and management

Alternative/hedge funds

Within: Alternative/hedge funds

Christopher Wells heads the practice at Proskauer Rose LLP, which has particular strength in handling work for institutional investor clients. Wells led the advice to Dynamic Beta Investment on the sale of a minority equity interest in the firm to iM Global Partner, while Michael Mavrides advised Digital Asset Custody Company on the launch of its digital asset custodial business. Robert Leonard has solid experience in fund seeding deals. Tax expert Amanda Nussbaum is also a name to note. Other clients include Graham Capital Management, Silvercrest Asset Management and Appaloosa Management. The team is based in New York.

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United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

In New York, the ‘pragmatic’ team at Proskauer Rose LLP advises multinational corporations and other business entities, investment funds, institutional investors, tax-exempt organizations and executives on international tax planning matters. The team advised longstanding client AccorHotels on its $319m investment in SBE Entertainment Group, with tax work led by Stuart Rosow and Malcolm Hochenberg.  David Miller advised AllianceBernstein LP on the closing of AB Commercial Real Estate Debt Fund III, which closed at its hard cap of $3.1bn; Amanda Nussbaum and Martin Hamilton also worked on this matter. Ira Bogner leads the tax team. Jeremy Naylor joined as a partner from Cooley LLP in April 2018. Brian Huber was promoted to partner in 2018.

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Not-for-profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, and national trade associations and charities)

Within: Not-for-profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, and national trade associations and charities)

The New York-based team at Proskauer Rose LLP has 'decades of experience' advising a diverse range of tax exempt organizations, including clients in the healthcare, sports, and education sectors. It is also praised for its 'expertise advising family foundations with international operations'. Tax advice remains the bedrock of the 'very dedicated and knowledgeable' team, coupled with other complementary skills, such as executive compensation, corporate transactions and governance, and litigation. Standout highlights included advising Los Angeles 2028 on its successful bid to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic games. On the transactional side the firm was involved in several significant deals in the healthcare space. Team leader Amanda Nussbaum is 'very focused on ensuring her clients have the best experience', while David Miller is also highly experienced in this area.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: Leading lawyers

Amanda Nussbaum - Proskauer Rose LLP

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Proskauer Rose LLP's ‘dedicated and knowledgeable’ attorneys recommend ‘solutions that are pragmatic, clear and easy to understand’ in relation to corporate and financial taxation, REITs, investment fund formation and tax-free entities. New York partner Martin Hamilton is acting for a consortium led by BTG Pactual’s Timberland Investment Group in the cash acquisition of Weyerhaeuser Company’s business in Uruguay for $402.5m. Meanwhile, Jon H Oram and Amanda Nussbaum are providing strategic tax advice in connection to the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Boston-based Arnold May advised long-term clients Ares Management, Atlas Holdings and PineBridge Investments on their investment activities and fund formations, including Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund V, Ares Capital Europe III and the formation of PineBridge Secondary Partners IV. Also recommended are ‘excellent’ Stuart Rosow and David Miller. Investment funds lawyer Jeremy Naylor joined the New York team from Cooley LLP in April 2018, while in Boston, Alec Campbell and Marguerite Lombardo left for Kirkland & Ellis LLP. All named individuals are based in New York.

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