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Anne McGinnis

Tel: +1-212-373-3268
Fax: +1-212-492-0268

Tel: +1-212-373-3268
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0268

  • Practices
  • Tax
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As partner in the Tax Department, Anne McGinnis advises clients on a variety of U.S. federal income tax matters, with particular focus on U.S. and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and dispositions (including tax-free reorganizations and spinoffs), joint ventures, strategic investments, financings and restructurings. She also regularly advises private investment fund clients on fund-related U.S. tax issues, including structuring and fund formation, “upper tier arrangements” and operational issues.


Annie’s recent M&A experience includes:

  • Albireo in its sale to Ipsen
  • Funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management in:
    • the acquisition, alongside Elliott Investment Management, of $900 million of convertible preferred stock in Western Digital Corporation
    • numerous transactions involving its portfolio companies including, The New Home Companies and Employbridge
  • Catalio Capital Management in its sale of a minority stake to KKR
  • Chevron Corporation in its:
    • $60 billion acquisition of Hess Corporation
    • $7.6 billion acquisition of PDC Energy
  • The special committee of Duck Creek Technologies’ board of directors in connection with Duck Creek’s $2.6 billion take-private sale to Vista Equity Partners
  • Manulife Investment Management alongside other affiliates in their acquisition of a controlling interest in Serverfarm
  • Oak Hill Capital Partners in numerous transactions including:
    • its majority investment and acquisition of Wire3
    • its investment in Kestra, a Texas-based wealth management platform
    • alongside other investors, in its significant minority investment in Wrench Group
    • its numerous transactions involving its portfolio companies including, Berlin PackagingCalero Software/MDSL, Mercer Advisors, Omni Fiber, Race Communications, Trinity Consultants and S. Oral Surgery Management

Annie’s recent restructuring experience includes:

  • Brookfield in a restructuring of its portfolio company, Altera Infrastructure, through prearranged chapter 11 cases in the Southern District of Texas. Brookfield provided a $70 million DIP loan and participated in an approximately $95 million equity rights offering. The company’s plan provided for the restructuring of over $1 billion in liabilities
  • An ad hoc group of secured and unsecured creditors of Digicel Group, the leading provider of mobile phone networks and home entertainment services in 25 markets across the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific, in its restructuring of over $5.4 billion of debt
  • National CineMedia in its chapter 11 cases filed in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas
  • Party City and certain domestic subsidiaries in its prearranged chapter 11 proceedings, as well as the provision of $150 million of debtor-in-possession financing, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Texas
  • Proterra in its chapter 11 cases in the District of Delaware
  • Revlon and certain of its subsidiaries in their chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
  • An ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders of Werner in connection with an exchange offer and consent solicitation with respect to its outstanding notes

Some of Annie’s private investment funds clients include Blackstone Credit, Brinley Partners, Catalio Capital Management, FalconPoint Capital Partners and Oak Hill Capital Partners.

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