Weil promotes Mark Schwed to partnership and 2 to counsel
Mark Schwed is part of Weil’s Tax, Benefits, and Executive Compensation Department and is based in the New York office. His tax practice covers a broad range of international and domestic transactions, including the structuring and negotiation of complex acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and financings on behalf of private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies as well as for public companies. He regularly advises sponsors on tax matters involved in the structuring and negotiating of complex real estate transactions, including the formation of REITs. He advised General Electric on the tax aspects of its investment in Mubadala GE Capital PJSC, a multi-billion dollar global partnership with the UAE’s Mubadala Development Company. He also provided tax advice to Thomas H. Lee Partners on its multi-billion dollar bid to recapitalize and take control of Party City from a group of private investors, and was a member of the team that represented Lehman Brothers in its acquisition, restructuring and disposition of Archstone.
Edouard de Lamy is part of Weil’s Tax, Benefits, and Executive Compensation Department and is based in the Paris office. His practice focuses on international and domestic taxation, in particular tax structuring of M&A and private equity transactions, as well as tax aspects of restructuring and reorganization matters. He also advises clients on personal estate and income matters. In 2012, he advised Ardian (previously AXA Private Equity) on the acquisition of the Fives Group, as well as the Paprec Group on one of the largest MBO transactions in France that year.
Oliver Walker is part of Weil’s Tax, Benefits, and Executive Compensation Department and is based in the London office. His practice focuses on providing tax and structuring advice in relation to private equity and M&A transactions, corporate reorganizations and syndicated debt. Oliver frequently advises a variety of key clients, including Advent International, Providence Equity, Ellerman Investments and Lion Capital. Recently, he has also advised Edwards Group plc on its IPO and subsequent takeover, the AAR Consortium (Access Industries, Alfa Group and Renova) on the sale of their stake in the Russian oil joint venture, TNK-BP, to state-owned oil company Rosneft, and eBay on its acquisition of Shutl Ltd. He is also involved in a number of cases before the English Courts, including the on-going Littlewoods case relating to compound interest on VAT claims.