Mintz is pleased to announce that Ari Feder has joined the firm’s Tax Practice as a Member based in New York. His practice focuses on tax issues arising in the private equity and alternative investment fund industry, with a particular emphasis on matters relating to partnership taxation and cross-border taxation.
Mr. Feder primarily represents private equity and alternative investment sponsors on a wide range of tax issues, including tax aspects of fund formation, fund structuring, and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He also has significant experience advising institutional investors regarding the tax aspects of investments in private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate joint ventures, and other alternative investment vehicles.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Ari to Mintz,” said Mintz Managing Member Bob Bodian. “His tax expertise in the fund formation and M&A areas fits seamlessly into our practice. We are well acquainted with Ari’s work and reputation and are very excited to bolster our fund formation team with his exceptional skill set."
Prior to joining Mintz, Mr. Feder was a senior associate in the New York office of a Canadian law firm. In that role, he counseled clients on the U.S. tax aspects of cross-border transactions, including in relation to fund formation, mergers and acquisitions transactions, and investor-side representation with respect to investments in alternative vehicles. Earlier, he was an associate at an international law firm that serves the financial services sector, where he worked primarily on matters involving hedge funds and private equity fund taxation.
Mr. Feder is Mintz’s latest addition to its Tax Practice, with Gregg Benson joining recently in New York as well. The additions to the firm are part of a strategic growth plan and support Mintz’s reputation for client service excellence.
Mintz's Tax Practice works with businesses at all stages and sizes; start-ups; public and private companies; family-owned businesses; domestic and international companies; private equity, venture capital, and other investment firms; entrepreneurs; executives; professional services firms; U.S. and international investors; and others to ensure their transactions are solidly structured and their operations are properly handled for the present as well as future.