Taxation With Representation: Tax Counsel On The Deal

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 3:41 PM EST) -- In this week's Taxation With Representation, Latham & Watkins LLP oversees a $1.1 billion purchase of a machine rental business and three law firms get busy with the $8.2 billion buy of US Foods.

A Platinum Purchase

Lisa Watts and Matthew Dewitz of Latham & Watkins LLP advised private equity firm Platinum Equity on its $1.1 billion purchase of Volvo’s machine rental business, the companies announced Tuesday, in a deal designed to help Volvo focus on core businesses while entrenching Platinum in the rental business.

The deal...
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