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Treasury Issues Inversion Regulations, Proposes Sweeping Changes to Debt/Equity Classification

On April 4, 2016, as the most recent step in its ongoing battle against inversion transactions, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued both new temporary and proposed regulations addressing certain inversion and post-inversion restructuring transactions and debt/equity characterizations.

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New Guidance Takes Another Run at Inversions

In this video, tax partner Jeffrey Samuels, co-chair of the tax department, discusses the additional inversion guidance issued by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service, which intends to target the tax benefits of corporate inversions, including pending transactions.

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Hexcel to Acquire ARC Technologies

Paul, Weiss is representing Hexcel Corporation in its acquisition of ARC Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of custom radio frequency and electromagnetic interference and microwave-absorbing composite materials for military, aerospace and industrial applications.

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Hero Digital Acquires Clock Four

Paul, Weiss represented leading independent customer experience agency Hero Digital, a portfolio company of CI Capital, in its acquisition of Clock Four, Inc., a digital innovation agency.

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Silver Lake to Sell Cast & Crew to EQT

Paul, Weiss is representing Silver Lake Partners and its portfolio company Cast & Crew Entertainment Services in its agreement to sell Cast & Crew to EQT.

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Tech Air Acquires Scully Welding Supply and Propane Service

Paul, Weiss represented Tech Air in its acquisition of Scully Welding Supply Corporation and Scully Propane Service Corp.

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Sagewind Capital Acquires The Athene Group

Paul, Weiss represented Sagewind Capital in the acquisition, alongside Berenson Holdings LLC, of The Athene Group, a software and services company serving the wealth management industry. 

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Oak Hill to Re-invest in Berlin Packaging

Paul, Weiss is advising Oak Hill Capital Partners in its recapitalization, alongside Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, in packaging products company Berlin Packaging L.L.C, a portfolio company of Oak Hill.

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AmTrust Financial Taken Private by CEO, Karfunkel-Zyskind Family and Stone Point Capital in $2.95 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss represented Amtrust chairman and CEO Barry Zyskind and family members George Karfunkel and Leah Karfunkel, alongside Stone Point Capital LLC, in their buyout of insurer AmTrust Financial Services Inc. 

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Mitel Acquired by Searchlight Capital for $2 Billion

Paul, Weiss represented Ottawa-based global telecommunications company Mitel Networks Corporation in its $2 billion all-cash acquisition by an investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. 

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