As a Partner in Liner’s Business Transactions & Restructuring Group, Afshin Beyzaee advises clients on a variety of transactional and tax matters. He provides business guidance on high-level issues, such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, raising capital, company structure and intercompany arrangements, as well as on day-to-day matters, such as contracts with service providers and form documents to use in recurring transactions. His clients have included publicly traded and privately held corporations, S corporations, partnerships, business trusts, limited liability companies, private equity and real estate funds, real estate developers, financial institutions, and trade associations. Clients regularly look to him to find creative solutions when they encounter structural roadblocks to implementing business deals they have negotiated.
Afshin also helps clients navigate tax issues that arise in an array of different business contexts. His extensive experience in addressing tax issues in mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, financial distress, real estate, and other business situations allows him to help clients structure their affairs in a tax-efficient manner and avoid costly pitfalls. As a leading expert on the subject, he also regularly advises companies and service providers on the issues associated with establishing tax-favored “profits interests” arrangements and issuing them to service providers.