WASHINGTON – Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Tax practice in Washington, DC with the addition of Partner Jeffrey Tate. Mr. Tate’s practice focuses on domestic and international transactional work, and includes counseling on mergers and acquisitions, real estate investments, joint ventures, securitizations, private equity and hedge fund investments and structuring, financial products, pass-through entities, FATCA compliance, and capital markets transactions.
Mr. Tate joins Arent Fox from Shearman & Sterling LLP, where he worked with corporate, financial institution, investment fund, and sovereign clients. Mr. Tate is fluent in Portuguese and he was principally responsible for overseeing all Latin American capital markets tax matters at his prior firm. He also has substantial experience advising Latin American and other clients on fund formation, mergers and acquisitions and inbound investment matters.
Mr. Tate’s recent work includes advising sovereign wealth funds on US real estate investment and development matters and fund investments; advising a Brazilian digital payments processer on its NYSE-listed initial public offering; and advising various private equity, real estate, hedge, and other investment funds on structuring and tax matters and portfolio acquisitions.
Arent Fox’s Tax group provides advice that fits the business objectives of our clients. The firm works closely with clients’ internal tax staff and advisors to design structures that fit the context of a particular transaction.