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Dechert LLP

160 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, LONDON, EC4V 4QQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7184 7000
Fax:
Fax 020 7184 7001
DX:
30 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Web:
www.dechert.com

Mark Stapleton

Tel:
Work 020 7184 7591
Email:
Dechert LLP

Work Department

Tax.

Position

Mark Stapleton advises on UK and international direct and indirect taxation issues. He has extensive experience in relation to advising offshore funds and the investment management sector. In addition he advises on acquisitions of public and private companies, real estate acquisitions, securitisations, structured finance and a variety of other banking, financial and corporate transactions.

Career

Partner 2000.

Member

Chairman of the Taxation Committee; Alternative Investment Management Association; Tax Sub-committee; Chartered Institute of Taxation (European Branch); International Fiscal Association.

Education

The University of Nottingham (1985 LLB).


London: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

Dechert LLP's 'exceptionally responsive' tax team is most noted for its funds work, for which it is 'absolutely focused on the client's needs and commercial objectives'.  In addition to investment managers, the group handles private equity tax advice throughout the full investment cycle and a significant amount of real estate-related matters. 'Outstanding technically', Mark Stapleton is 'absolutely brilliant with clients'. Stapleton advised Chrysaor on the tax aspects of its $3.8bn acquisition of a package of assets in the UK North Sea from Shell UK. He also advised Chenavari Investment Managers on its third EU CLO in relation to the issuance of €365m of Notes. Jane Scobie provided tax advice to Sun Capital on the sale of Albéa to PAI Partners, which involved structuring the sale and cross-border tax issues.

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