Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Tax Department

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What the team is known for Handles tax mandates on behalf of its core base of financial services clients. Has important practices in France and the UK that assist with the tax aspects of M&A deals, including the update of management incentive packages and the design of tax-efficient structures for the financing of acquisitions. Advises on the structuring of carried interest schemes for fund managers. Also acts for corporate clients on debt restructurings.

Strengths"They are always available, very proactive in their approach and on top of all topics," says one client.

Notable practitioners

Important contacts for the firm's European tax team include London-based Oliver Walker, Munich-based Tobias Geerling and both Edouard de Lamy and Stéphane Chaouat in Paris.