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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 5TH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10153, USA
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Work +1 212 310 8000
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Fax +1 212 310 8007
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www.weil.com

Kimberly Blanchard

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Work +1 212 310 8799
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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Career

Kimberly Blanchard's practice encompasses a variety of international transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and joint ventures. She has lectured and published extensively on topics ranging from international tax planning for US businesses to the special tax issues facing foreign persons, pension plans and other exempt investors who invest in US private equity partnerships and in US real estate. Ms. Blanchard is the former Chair of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Education

Dartmouth College (BA, 1976); University of Wisconsin (MS, 1978); New York University School of Law (JD, 1981).


United States: Tax

International tax

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Kimberly Blanchard - Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Within: International tax

The largely New York-based team at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advises on the tax implications of cross-border M&A and restructurings. Kenneth Heitner assisted the board of directors’ transaction committee of tobacco manufacturer Reynolds American with the tax aspects of the $60.6bn sale to British American Tobacco, while Kimberly Blanchard and Stuart Goldring have been advising the US arm of Japan-based auto parts company Takata on the tax aspects of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy and the related $1.6bn asset sale to Key Safety Systems. Mark Schwed acted for the Chinese HNA Group regarding tax issues relating to its $6.5bn acquisition of a 25% stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings from affiliates of Blackstone.

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