Andrea A. Ramezan-Jackson

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

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 US and non-US corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies as well as private equity and venture capital funds 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 and SPAC 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’s complex transactional tax practice has included representation of numerous public and private companies, private equity and venture capital funds and investors, including the following representative matters:

  • Bioventus Inc. in its US$119 million Up-C IPO
  • Bioventus Inc. in its US$518 million acquisition of Misonix, Inc.
  • CoStar Group, Inc. in its US$250 million acquisition of Homesnap, Inc.
  • NRG Energy Inc. in its US$3.625 billion acquisition of Direct Energy
  • Property Solutions Acquisition Corp. SPAC in its merger with Faraday Future to create a combined company with a value in excess of US$3.3 billion
  • 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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