Highlighted as a Next Generation Lawyer for her international tax workThe Legal 500 US 2017-2019

Andrea A. Ramezan-Jackson

Washington, D.C.
  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA

Andrea Ramezan-Jackson is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Transactional Tax Practice. She primarily handles corporate and partnership taxation.

Ms. Ramezan-Jackson’s experience includes representing private equity funds, venture capital funds, and public and privately owned US and non-US corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies with respect to tax matters pertaining to domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and reorganizations as well as financings, initial public offerings (including Up-C transactions), divestitures, and other restructuring transactions. She was highlighted by The Legal 500 US as a Next Generation Lawyer for her international tax work.

Ms. Ramezan-Jackson, who focuses on complex transactional tax matters, has advised clients such as:

  • The Carlyle Group
  • Riverstone Holdings
  • Onex Partners
  • ArcLight Capital
  • Broadcom Limited
  • Axalta Coating Inc.
  • Pharmaceutical Product Development
  • GTCR

Ms. Ramezan-Jackson’s complex transactional tax practice has included representation of numerous private equity funds, investors, and companies, including the following representative matters:    

  • GoHealth, Inc. in its US$914 million Up-C IPO
  • Athene Holding Ltd. in its US$1.55 billion (35% stake) sale to Apollo Global Management
  • EQT in its acquisition of RIMES Technologies Corporation
  • Scientific Games and SciPlay in the US$363 million Up-C IPO of SciPlay, a subsidiary of Scientific Games
  • Underwriters in the US$552 million Up-C IPO of BellRing Brands, a subsidiary of Post Holdings, Inc.
  • Riverstone Holdings LLC in its US$1.6 billion acquisition, together with its joint venture partner Goldman Sachs, of Lucid Energy Group
  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, Inc. in its US$1.75 billion acquisition of Brazos Midstream Holdings’ Delaware Basin subsidiaries
  • 2U Inc. in its US$750 million acquisition of Trilogy Educational Services Inc.
  • Riverstone Holdings LLC in its US$3.8 billion acquisition, through Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II, of Alta Mesa Holdings and Kingfisher Midstream in an acquisitive Up-C transaction structure
  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and the Mauser Group (Mauser) in the US$2.3 billion sale of Mauser to Stone Canyon Industries
  • The Carlyle Group and Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) in its US$5 billion recapitalization of PPD
  • The Carlyle Group and ECi Software Solutions (ECI) in the acquisition of ECi by Apax Partners
  • Riverstone Holdings LLC in its US$1.6 billion acquisition, through Silver Run Acquisition Corporation, of Centennial Resources in an acquisitive Up-C transaction structure    
  • Rice Energy Inc. in its US$2.7 billion acquisition of Vantage Energy through an acquisitive Up-C transaction structure
  • Camping World Holdings’ (NYSE: CWH) in its initial public offering through an Up-C IPO structure        
  • The Carlyle Group in its bank and bond financing relating to its US$7 billion acquisition of Veritas from Symantec
  • Broadcom Limited in its US$5.5 billion acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
  • LDiscovery, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth, in the acquisition of Kroll Ontrack
  • ArcLight Capital in its US$1.065 billion acquisition of US hydroelectric assets, TC Hydro from TransCanada
  • The Carlyle Group in its US$2.07 billion sale of Landmark Aviation to BBA Aviation plc
  • Broadcom Limited (formerly Avago Technologies) in its US$37 billion acquisition of Broadcom Corporation
  • Neff Corp’s (Nasdaq: Neff) initial public offering through an Up-C IPO structure
  • The Carlyle Group in its US$4.9 billion acquisition of DuPont Performance Coatings (now known as Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA)) from DuPont
  • The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of Novetta Solutions from Arlington Capital Partners
  • Onex Partners in its (together with the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board’s) US$5.4 billion sale of Gates Corporation to the Blackstone Group
  • Avanir Pharmaceuticals in its US$3.5 billion sale to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.
  • Multimedia Games in its US$1.2 billion sale to Global Cash Access Holdings
  • GTCR in its sale of Protection One Inc. to Apollo Global Management LLC
  • GTCR in its acquisition and combination of Cision and Vocus, Inc.  
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in its US$1.425 billion sale of its 50% interest in Ruby Pipeline to Veresen Inc.
  • The Carlyle Group in its US$3.46 billion acquisition (together with BC Partners) of the Milton Roy, Sullair, and Sundyne industrial products businesses (now known as Accudyne Industries) from United Technologies Corporation  
  • The Carlyle Group in its US$1.39 billion sale of ARINC Inc. to Rockwell Collins
  • The Carlyle Group in its sale of the Sequa Automotive Group to The Jordan Company
  • Cinven’s US$915 million acquisition of Medpace Inc. from CCMP Capital Advisors LLC
  • The Carlyle Group in its (together with Hellman & Friedman Capital Partner’s) US$3.9 billion acquisition of Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc. (Nasdaq: PPD)
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