Ansgar Simon

Covington & Burling LLP

Ansgar Simon is a Partner at Covington & Burling LLP and has a broad-based transactional tax practice. He regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, recapitalizations, divestitures (including spin-offs), and the structuring of joint ventures, involving both corporations and partnerships for tax purposes. He also regularly advises on the structuring and ongoing tax matters of private equity funds and other alternative investment vehicles, and the structuring for their portfolio investments.

Mr. Simon has extensive experience advising clients on international tax matters. He regularly represents clients on inbound and outbound U.S. federal income tax matters such as CFC, GILTI and PFIC planning, related tax-efficient (re-)structurings, foreign currency-related matters, and the application and use of U.S. tax treaties.

J.D., Stanford Law School, Order of the Coif
Ph.D., University of California
M.A., University of Bielefeld

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