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Dechert LLP

1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 698 3500
Fax:
Fax +1 212 698 3599
Email:
Web:
www.dechert.com

Steven E Clemens

Tel:
Work +1 212 698 3609
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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Tax

Career

Steven E. Clemens advises fund sponsors, investors and issuers on domestic and cross-border tax matters that arise from complex mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Clemens counsels and represents both strategic and financial clients on the formation of investment funds. In addition to the energy and life science sectors, he also advises clients on a range of other areas across numerous industries.

Member

Board of Trustees, Eastern University; Chair of Governance Committee, Eastern University

Education

Eastern University, B.A., Political Science and Accounting, 1991, magna cum laude; Harvard Law School, J.D., 1994, magna cum laude


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

Dechert LLP’s areas of strength include financial services, asset management and investment funds, structured finance and securitization, as well as middle-market private equity. Daniel Dunn has been assisting global hedge fund investor EnTrustPermal with its ongoing cross-border restructuring, including complex treaty, tax sharing, risk allocation and tax credit work, while Steven Clemens advised independent financial services company ECN, headquartered in Toronto, on the sale of its US commercial and vendor finance business to PNC Bank for approximately $1.25bn. Andrew Bloom and Boston’s Adrienne Baker are leaders in asset management matters. Attorneys mentioned are based in New York unless otherwise specified.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Dechert LLP’s ‘excellent’ tax department offers a ‘quick turnaround, industry knowledge and sensible solutions’. It is best known for its expertise in advising asset management and healthcare companies on their transactions, as well as handling securitization, structured finance, private equity transactions and fund matters from a tax perspective. Practice lead Daniel Dunn advised HVAC Holdco on its sale of Service Logic to affiliates of Warburg Pincus. Andrew Bloom regularly represents Apollo Global Management, such as in the $729m reset of its 2012 CLO, and Steven Clemens assisted ECN Capital with the disposal of its US commercial and vendor finance business to PCN Bank for $1.25bn. Michael Rufkahr in Washington DC acted for Fannie Mae in the securitization of single-family rental loans worth $944.5m. Investment tax lawyer Adrienne Baker in Boston is recommended. Joseph Riley joined from Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in February 2017. Named lawyers are based in New York except where otherwise specified.

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