Andrew M.Eisenberg

Partner

Washington + 1.202.879.5576

Andrew Eisenberg has advised clients for the past 25 years on federal income tax issues related to corporate mergers and acquisitions. His practice includes taxable and tax-free stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, post-acquisition restructurings, incorporation transactions, liquidating and non-liquidating distributions, application of the consolidated return regulations, and general tax consequences of transactions between shareholders and corporations. Andrew protects client interests in the drafting of tax provisions of deal documents. He also has extensive experience practicing before the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service, including representing clients in the private letter ruling process.

Andrew advised Reynolds American Inc in its $49 billion combination transaction with British American Tobacco, Parker-Hannifin in its $4.3 billion acquisition of CLARCOR, Intersil in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Renesas Electronics, Newell Brands in its $16 billion acquisition of Jarden, and Itron in its $830 million acquisition of Silver Spring Networks.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Andrew was a partner in the national tax office of a Big Four accounting firm and an attorney-advisor in the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate) of the Internal Revenue Service, where his responsibilities included drafting income tax regulations and other published guidance. Andrew is the lead author of Federal Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders (Wolters Kluwer 2012). He is an adjunct professor of taxation at Georgetown University Law Center and teaches advanced corporate reorganizations. Andrew also speaks frequently on PLI, TEI, and various bar association panels on taxation topics.

Experience

  • Cleveland-Cliffs acquires Ferrous Processing and Trading Company for $775 millionJones Day is advising Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. in the $775 million acquisition of Ferrous Processing and Trading Company (FPT), including certain related entities.
  • Axion BioSystems completes sale of company to Summa EquityJones Day advised Axion BioSystems, Inc., a leading provider of MEA and impedance technology for single-cell analysis, in its sale of the company to Summa Equity.
  • Signature Aviation sells Global Engine Services business to StandardAero for $230 millionJones Day advised Signature Aviation plc, a market-leading provider of global aviation support services, in the $230 million sale of the Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) business to StandardAero, a portfolio company owned by The Carlyle Group and a leading provider of maintenance, repair, and overhaul services.
  • Eastman sells tire additives business product lines to One Rock Capital PartnersJones Day advised Eastman Chemical in the $800 million sale of the rubber additives (including Crystex™ insoluble sulfur and Santoflex™ antidegradants) and other product lines and related assets and technology of the global tire additives business of its Additives & Functional Products segment to an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • Solmax acquires TenCate GeosyntheticsJones Day advised Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax), the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, and its shareholders (including institutional investors Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ), in connection with Solmax’s acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics Holding B.V., a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, from Dutch conglomerate Koninklijke Ten Cate (Royal Ten Cate, the Netherlands), and advised on the related senior secured financing to support the acquisition.
  • Ansys Acquires Phoenix Integration, Inc.Jones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in its acquisition of Phoenix Integration, Inc., a provider of software that enables model-based engineering (MBE) and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to customers across multiple industries, particularly in the aerospace and defense sectors.
  • Maxeon Solar Technologies completes public offering of $125 million of Ordinary Shares and concurrent private placement of $33.7 million of Ordinary SharesJones Day represented Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd., one of the world’s leading global manufacturers and marketers of premium solar power technology, in connection with its concurrent SEC registered public offering of $125 million of its Ordinary Shares and private placement of $33.7 million of its Ordinary Shares to an affiliate of Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor, one of Maxeon’s existing largest shareholders.
  • Verint Systems completes $315 million Convertible Notes offeringJones Day represented Verint Systems Inc., a provider of Actionable Intelligence® solutions and value-added services, in connection with an offering of $315 million aggregate principal amount of 0.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2026.
  • STERIS completes $1.35 billion debut Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented STERIS Plc, a leading provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services, in connection with the registered offering of $1.35 billion of Senior Notes by an affiliate, consisting of $675 million aggregate principal amount of 2.700% Senior Notes due 2031 and $675 million aggregate principal amount of 3.750% Senior Notes due 2051.
  • PureCycle Technologies combines with Roth CH Acquisition I Co.Jones Day advised PureCycle Technologies LLC ("PureCycle") in its business combination with Roth CH Acquisition I Co. ("Roth SPAC"), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation backed by Roth Capital Partners and Craig-Hallum Capital Group, and Roth CH Acquisition I Co. Parent Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Roth CH ("Holdings"), among others.
  • ETS acquires VericantJones Day advised Educational Testing Service in its acquisition of Vericant, a provider of secure, verified in person interviews and Spoken English Evaluations worldwide.
  • Verint Systems separates into two independent companiesJones Day advised Verint® Systems Inc. ("Verint") in the separation and spin-off of its cyber intelligence business, Cognyte Systems Ltd.
  • ETS participates in MPOWER financingJones Day represented Educational Testing Service, the world's largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization, in its participation in a bridge financing of MPOWER Financing, a Public Benefit Corporation whose stated mission is to reduce the financial barriers to international education.
  • PGT Innovations acquires 75% ownership stake in Eco Window Systems for $108 millionJones Day advised PGT Innovations, Inc. in its $108 million acquisition of a 75% ownership stake in Eco Window Systems and its related companies, which are leading manufacturers and installers of aluminum, impact-resistant windows and doors serving the South Florida region, as well as PGTI's related $60 million Rule 144A and Regulation S add-on offering of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2026.
  • Uniphore acquires Emotion Research Labs, S.L.Jones Day represented Uniphore Technologies Inc., an early leader in Conversational Service Automation (CSA), in its acquisition of Emotion Research Labs, S.L., a leading software developer that uses AI and machine learning, to identify emotion and engagement levels in real-time over video-based interactions.
  • Smith & Nephew acquires Extremity Orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation for $240 millionJones Day advised Smith & Nephew plc, the global medical technology company, in its acquisition of the Extremity Orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) for $240 million on a cash and debt-free basis.
  • HD Supply acquired by The Home Depot, Inc. for $8.8 billionJones Day advised HD Supply, Inc. ("HDS") in its $8.8 billion acquisition by The Home Depot, Inc. ("Home Depot").
  • Seal for Life acquires CanusaJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners in the acquisition by portfolio company, Seal For Life Industries, of the Canusa-CPS and Dhatec businesses from Shawcor.
  • Wells Fargo-led syndicate of lenders successfully negotiate secured $1.1 billion restructuring credit facility for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT)Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (“Wells Fargo”), as administrative agent, in connection with the Chapter 11 financial reorganization plan of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (“PREIT”), a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns and manages a portfolio of shopping malls totaling over 23 million square feet of retail space.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • October 18-20, 2016
      November 2-4, 2016
      December 7-9, 2016
      PLI's Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016
    • November 17, 2015
      TEI Dallas Chapter Tax Seminar
    • June 22-23, 2015
      Recent Developments in Subchapter C, M&A and Inversions, 2015 TEI Region III Conference
    • March 2015
      BIO Conference on International Taxation in the Biopharmaceutical Industry
    • September 15, 2010
      Mastering Mergers and Acquisitions, NBI Webcast
    • April 12, 2007
      Continuity of Interest Regulations, Tax Management Corporate Tax and Business Planning Review Luncheon
    • August 2006
      Prop. Treas. Reg. sections
      1.368-1(d) and -2(k), Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Dept. of Treasury
    • April 2006
      Basis Recovery in a Section
      302(d) Redemption, DC Bar Tax Section