Fred Tanne

FREDERICK TANNE: Professional Profile

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Frederick Tanne is a senior corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mr. Tanne has concentrated his practice on structuring and negotiating complex business transactions for private equity clients, including domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, going private transactions, spinoffs, formation of private equity funds, venture and growth capital investments, debt and equity financings, and restructurings and workouts, handling transactions which range in size from several million dollars to over $1 billion. He regularly represents portfolio companies of private equity clients with respect to all their corporate needs including acquisitions and financings. He also represents public company clients in connection with their merger and acquisition activities.

Mr. Tanne has been a partner of the firm since 1991 and is a founder of the New York office.

He has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America as one of the premier practitioners in the Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law practice area.


Forthcoming October 2011:
Frederick Tanne - speaker at Brazil Investment Summit. Infomation from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. Information from Kirkland and Ellis.

August 2011:
Kirkland and Ellis published list of Best Lawyers in America, 2012, which includes Frederick Tanne.

May 11th 2011:
Frederick Tanne spoke at Fordham Law School's seminar: "Raising capital in the BRIC countries".

April 11th / 12th 2011:
Frederick Tanne was a speaker at the ABVCAP Conference, Brazil on the Route to Sustainable Development, in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Link to the ABVCAP conference website

January 2011:
A Kirkland & Ellis team, including Frederick Tanne, represented iGate in $1.22B transaction with Patni Computer systems.
Reuters article
Kirkland and Ellis press release
Article in American Lawyer
Article on Noodls

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