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Vinson & Elkins LLP

TRAMMELL CROW CENTER, 2001 ROSS AVENUE, SUITE 3700, DALLAS, TX 75201-2975, USA
Tel:
Work +1 214 220 7700
Fax:
Fax +1 214 220 7716
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Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston and 10 more

David Peck

Tel:
Work +1 214 220 7937
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Vinson & Elkins LLP

Work Department

Tax

Position

David focuses his practice on the Federal income tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and recapitalizations, formation of domestic and offshore private equity investment partnerships, REITs, MLPs, and other pooled investment vehicles, workouts and bankruptcy restructurings, private equity transactions, public offerings, and other financings. David has advised on numerous public and private acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures for public and private companies and private equity and hedge funds.

Member

  • Member: Tax Section, American Bar Association; Tax Section, State Bar of Texas; Tax Section, Dallas Bar Association

Education

David graduated from The University of Texas, B.B.A. with Honors and M.P.A. with Highest Honors in 1995, and J.D. with Highest Honors in 1998 (Fraternities: Chancellors and Order of the Coif). Admitted to Texas Bar in 1998.


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

The 'technically excellent' team at Vinson & Elkins LLP has a strong focus on the energy market, and advises foreign and domestic businesses on capital markets deals, M&A, reorganizations, and joint ventures. Washington DC-based Gary Huffman advised Canadian energy company Enbridge on its proposal to acquire certain equity securities owned by Spectra Energy Partners, valued at $11.4bn. Jason McIntosh in Houston and Natan Leyva in Washington DC advised Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd on the tax aspects of its $3.6bn acquisition of DigitalGlobe. Houston-based George Gerachis is a practice lead and another key contact. John Lynch in Houston and David Peck in Dallas are recommended.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Key areas of activity for Vinson & Elkins LLP include formation and operation of MLPs, capital markets deals, and the structuring and taxation of private equity transactions - particularly those in the energy space. Recently, the team advised Canadian publicly listed company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates on its $3.6bn acquisition of DigitalGlobe; it also advised Talos Energy on the tax aspects of its combination with Stone Energy Corporation in an all-stock transaction. Wendy Salinas, David Peck and Todd Way in Dallas, and Douglas McWilliams and Steve Gill in Houston are among the key partners. Enbridge, Devon Energy and Andeavor Logistics are among the team's clients.

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