Jason R. Factor is partner of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Jason Factor’s practice focuses on tax matters. Jason joined the firm in 1997 and became a partner in 2005.
He has significant experience with private equity and hedge funds, partnership and compensation issues, joint venture arrangements, domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures, private clients’ tax work, real estate, and financing transactions. He has published several articles on issues related to taxation and employment compensation.
Counsel to fund sponsors and investors in the formation of private investment vehicles and related transactions, including:
- TPG Sixth Street Partners in the formation of numerous funds, including TICP CLO Partners II LP, TSSP Adjacent Opportunities Partners, TPG Opportunities Partners, TPG Specialty Lending Inc. and TPG Specialty Lending Europe I LP, and TPG Capital with TPG Tech Adjacencies and TPG Rise Fund and Rise Fund II.
- KKR in the formation of several funds, including KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund, KKR Asian Fund II, KKR Next Generation Technology Growth Fund, KKR Global Family Investment Partnership, KKR Greater China Growth Fund, and its flagship Asia private equity fund, KKR Asian Fund III LP with $9.3 billion in commitments.
Advises private equity clients in the structuring of their investments and in related financing transactions for investors and portfolio companies, including:
- Warburg Pincus in numerous transactions, including its acquisitions of Duravant, CityMD, Gabriel Brothers, Hygiena, Sterigenics, Wencor Group, Crossmark, and Endurance International; its acquisition and sale of Electronic Fund Source; the merger of equals of its portfolio company Universal Services of America with AlliedBarton; and the financing for CityMD’s acquisition of STAT Health.
- Coller Capital in several secondaries transactions, including its acquisitions of LP interests in investment vehicles managed by Avista Capital Partners, CVC Credit Partners, HarbourVest Partners, JC Flowers & Co., and Irving Place Capital.
Counsel to corporations in the tax aspects of their strategic acquisitions, divestitures, and investments, and in related financing transactions, including:
- Honeywell in the spin-off of its homes and ADI global distribution business, Resideo Technologies.
- International Flavors and Fragrances in its $7.1 billion acquisition of Frutarom.
- General Mills in its $8 billion acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products.
- Henry Schein in its announced “Reverse Morris Trust” transaction, in which it expects to spin off its Animal Health business and merge it with Vets First Choice to form a new publicly traded company.
- Honorable Conrad Keefe Cyr, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit (1996-1997)
- University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1996
- Harvard College, B.A., 1992
- New York
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