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Gene Schlack advises companies and individuals on transactional tax matters, including business sales, acquisitions, combinations and reorganizations, debt and equity offerings, and business formations. He also advises on debt and equity financing and on cross border tax issues involving U.S. persons who hold investments or conduct business abroad and non-U.S. persons looking to structure investments in the U.S.
Represented a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in a $2.4 billion merger, involving a reorganization, registered equity offering, subsidiary spin-off and reverse stock split
Advised a non-U.S. reinsurance company on compliance issues affecting its U.S shareholders
Represented investors in the formation of a Singapore-listed REIT investing in U.S. property through a wholly owned U.S. REIT
Helped reorganize an established financial services firm to permit equity grants to key employees
Represented publicly traded corporations in debt and equity issuance's aggregating over $6 billion, including stock offerings, at-the-market offerings and Euro-denominated bond offerings
Advised on reorganization of a family partnership with significant real estate holdings
Represented client in an IRS private letter ruling request seeking treatment of a fiber optic network as a qualifying REIT asset and income from dark and lit fiber offerings as qualifying rents from real property
Assisted in the formation and IPO of a publicly traded mortgage REIT