Mr Joel Peters-Fransen > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > San Francisco, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
United States


Joel advises investment fund sponsors and investors on the federal income tax matters relevant to all aspects of their business. Joel’s practice includes advising clients on fund formation and structuring, sponsor liquidity transactions, fund- and sponsor-level tax considerations arising from investments, mergers, and acquisitions, and sponsor-level economic and tax planning and structuring, including succession planning.

Joel has experience advising sponsors and investors on the tax considerations relevant to a wide variety of asset strategies, including private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, secondaries, real estate, energy, credit, distressed and special situations.

Joel also has experience advising on the tax aspects and structuring of mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings, and other complex business transactions.

Joel previously worked as a tax counsel at a major U.S. multinational company. In this role, Joel advised on complex internal restructurings, tax planning projects, and a wide variety of U.S. and non-U.S. tax issues arising from complex international business transactions.