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Meyer Fedida

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Position

Meyer Fedida’s practice focuses on U.S. federal tax matters, with a particular emphasis on complex M&A transactions and joint ventures, private equity fund formation, and cross-border tax planning.

Career

Joined firm 2003; elected partner 2015.

Member

Tax Section Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association; New York Private investment Funds Tax Forum

Education

Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2003); Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B. and B.A., 2002); Université de Paris III - Sorbonne-Nouvelle (B.A., 2001)


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: Next Generation Partners

Meyer Fedida - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Within: International tax

At Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, the team continues to advise on multibillion-dollar cross-border deals. Partners Yaron Reich and  Corey Goodman are representing packaging company Bemis in relation to its $6.8bn all-stock combination with Amcor. Goodman continues to represent Alphabet/Google in connection with its $1.1bn business cooperation agreement with HTC Corporation and its acquisition of Socratic Inc, a company that specializes in e-learning. Jason Factor represented International Flavors & Fragrances, a major producer of scent, taste and nutrition, in its $7.1bn acquisition of Frutarom Industries, a flavors, savory solutions and natural ingredients company. Meyer Fedida works with numerous private equity firms and recently advised The Carlyle Group on its acquisition of an approximately 31% stake in The TCW Group. The deal spanned the US, Japan and Grenada. All named lawyers practice out of the New York office.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

According to one client, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton possesses ‘one of the most distinguished tax practices in the US’ and leverages its ‘strong’ corporate team in transactional M&A work, in addition to maintaining a strong track-record in capital markets transactions and real estate matters. In a display of its skills in private equity and investment funds, Jason Factor and Corey Goodman are continuing to act for long-term client Warburg Pincus and its portfolio companies in various transactions, such as Allied Universal's recently closed $1bn acquisition of US Security Associates from Goldman Sachs. Factor and Meyer Fedida also worked on the formation of various private equity funds and transactions on behalf of TPG, including TPG Asia VII, the seventh fund in the TPG Asia and its investments in Uber Technologies. Other highlights include assisting Honeywell on the tax-free spin-off of its Homes and ADI Global Distribution business, and structuring the $1.1bn business cooperation agreement between its client, Alphabet, and HTC Corporation. William McRae is the ‘go-to’ figure for structuring in-bound investments, private equity and REITs. James Duncan, Erika Nijenhuis, Yaron Reich and senior counsel James Peaslee are also of note. All lawyers are based in New York.

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