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

  • 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.
  • STERIS to acquire Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day is advising 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.
  • PGT Innovations to acquire 75% ownership stake in Eco Window Systems for $108 millionJones Day is advising PGT Innovations, Inc. in its $108 million acquisition of a 75% ownership stake in Eco Window Systems and its related companies, leading manufacturers and installers of aluminum, impact-resistant windows and doors serving the South Florida region.
  • 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.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs acquires ArcelorMittal USA for approximately $1.4 billionJones Day advised Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. in connection with the acquisition and financing of substantially all of the operations of ArcelorMittal USA for approximately $1.4 billion.
  • Ansys acquires Analytical Graphics, Inc. for $700 millionJones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in the $700 million acquisition of Analytical Graphics, Inc., a provider of mission-driven simulation, modeling, testing and analysis software for aerospace, defense and intelligence applications.
  • STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 millionJones Day advised STERIS plc (NYSE: STE) in the $850 million acquisition of Key Surgical, a leading global provider of sterile processing, operating room, and endoscopy products, and a portfolio company of Water Street Healthcare Partners, LLC.
  • PureCycle Technologies to combine with Roth CH Acquisition I Co.Jones Day is advising 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.
  • OmniMax sold to SVPGlobalJones Day advised OmniMax International, Inc., the leading national manufacturer of residential roof drainage systems and a top supplier of products for outdoor living, recreational vehicle, and other building end markets, in its acquisition by Strategic Value Partners, LLC and its affiliates ("SVPGlobal").
  • Smith & Nephew to acquire extremity orthopedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation for $240 millionJones Day is advising 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.
  • Laureate Education to sell Brazilian operations to Ser Educacional S.A. for R$3.862 billionJones Day is acting as special tax counsel to Laureate International, Inc. in its entering into a definitive agreement with Ser Educacional S.A. for the sale of its Brazilian operations.
  • SunPower closes sponsored spin-off of solar panel production operationsJones Day advised SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), one of North America's largest solar-panel makers, in a sponsored spin-off of its solar panel production operations into a new public company – Maxeon Solar Technologies – which will be headquartered in Singapore.
  • Maxeon Solar Technologies completes offering of $200 million Green Convertible NotesJones Day represented Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd., then a wholly-owned subsidiary of SunPower Corporation, in connection with its Rule 144A offering of $200 million aggregate principal amount of 6.50% Green Convertible Senior Notes due 2025.
  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • Meridian Adhesives Group acquires adhesives division of John P. KummerJones Day represented Meridian Adhesives Group, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, in the acquisition of the adhesives division of John P. Kummer GmbH, AG and Ltd (JPK).
  • NVIDIA acquires Mellanox Technologies for approximately $7 billionJones Day advised NVIDIA Corporation in its acquisition of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., an Israel-based leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs completes $555.2 million Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated producers of differentiated iron ore and steel in North America, in connection with an offering of an additional $555.2 million aggregate principal amount of 9.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 and the repurchase and cancellation of $736.4 million aggregate principal amount of outstanding Senior Notes.
  • Cleveland-Cliffs completes $400 million Senior Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated producers of differentiated iron ore and steel in North America, in connection with an offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 9.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2025
  • 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
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