Ari’s practice focuses primarily 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.
Ari primarily represents private equity and alternative investment sponsors on a wide range of tax issues, including tax aspects of fund formation, fund structuring, and M&A 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.
Prior to joining Mintz, Ari was a senior associate in the New York office of a Canadian law firm. In that role, he counseled clients on the US tax aspects of cross-border transactions, including in relation to fund formation, M&A transactions, and investor-side representation with respect to investments in alternative vehicles. Earlier, he was an associate at an international firm that serves the financial services sector, where he worked primarily on matters involving hedge funds and private equity fund taxation.