Alan Kravitz focuses his practice on the tax aspects of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and structured finance. He has deep experience in aviation finance and equipment finance transactions, in which he has provided tax advice to underwriters, issuers, lenders and other involved parties. He assists companies and funds with tax matters relating to the acquisition and disposition of subsidiaries and portfolio companies, both domestic and multinational, with a particular focus on the media and technology, telecommunications and transport and logistics sectors. He also advises sponsors on tax considerations relating to the formation and structure of private equity funds.
Before joining Hughes Hubbard, Alan was a member of the Tax Groups at Clifford Chance and Sullivan & Cromwell. From 2009 to 2010, he worked as a law clerk to Judge Mary Ann Cohen of the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C.
New York State Bar Association – Tax Section: Member of Corporations Committee and Partnership Committee
New York City Bar Association – Member of Taxation of Business Entities Committee
Bank of America as facility agent, structuring agent and joint lead arranger in connection with a $300 million aircraft warehouse facility for a new joint venture leasing vehicle established by Elliot Management and SkyWorks Leasing, an aircraft management services company
China Minsheng Investment on its approximately $2.2 billion purchase of Sirius International Insurance Group from White Mountains Insurance Group
Geodis SA, a supply chain operator based in France, on its acquisition of Ozburn-Hessey Logistics from private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
A number of airlines and other aircraft owners on U.S. tax structuring for aircraft securitization transactions, including an inaugural issuance of Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates by LATAM Airlines Group, S.A.