Sean Finn

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

Sean Finn is a partner in Latham & Watkins' London office, and advises a wide range of clients on all aspects of corporate, finance and business taxation. Mr. Finn is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Mr. Finn has particular expertise in advising on tax aspects of 

  • Private equity transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Reconstructions
  • Joint ventures
  • Reorganizations
  • Financings
  • Refinancings
  • Restructurings and workouts

Mr. Finn's representative matters include advising:

  • Onex Partners on its agreement to acquire the SIG Combibloc Group for US$ 4.6 billion and in connection with its agreement to acquire the Survitec Group for US$680m
  • Punch A and Punch B Senior Noteholders’ Committee in relation to the restructuring of £2.3 billion of Punch Taverns debt
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with its acquisition of Dealogic and related joint ventures from Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
  • Actavis on its US$8.5 billion acquisition of Warner Chilcott (a pharmaceutical company focusing on women’s healthcare and dermatology)
  • Credit Suisse as financial advisor to Liberty Global on its acquisition of Virgin Media for £23.3 billion
  • Qatar Holding LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority) on its acquisition of approximately 6% of Barclays plc for £1.45 billion and its further investment for £1.75 billion
  • Qatar Holding LLC on its acquisition of the Harrods Group