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Davis J. Wang


Davis J. Wang

New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
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Davis Wang is a partner in the Firm’s Tax Group, representing clients in structuring various complex transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and restructurings, securities offerings, cross-border financings and tax planning and controversy.


  • “IRS Issues Proposed Regulations on the Definition of Real Property for Purposes of the Real Estate Investment Trust Provisions of the Code” (Co-author) (Thomson Reuters’ Derivatives, June 2014 Vol. 15. No. 10)


  • GGP in connection with Brookfield Property Partners' $28 billion acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of common stock of GGP other than those shares currently held by Brookfield and its affiliates (2018)
  • Praxair in its $80 billion merger of equals with Linde (2017)
  • in its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market  (2017)
  • Syneos Health (formerly INC Research) in its $7.4 billion merger of equals with inVentiv Health (2017)
  • Ares Management in connection with its managed funds' strategic partnership with DuPage Medical Group (2017)
  • Vornado Realty Trust in its $6 billion spinoff of JBG Smith Realty Trust and combination with JBG in a “reverse Morris Trust” structure (2016)
  • Stryker Corporation in its $2.8 billion acquisition of Sage Products from Madison Dearborn Partners (2016)
  • Centerview Partners and Barclays as financial advisers to Johnson Controls in its merger with Tyco (2016)
  • Dyax in its $5.9 billion acquisition by Shire (2016)
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in its IPO and spin-off of Ferrari (2016)
  • Madison Square Garden Company in its separation into MSG Networks and Madison Square Garden Company (2016)
  • Cyberonics in its $1.5 billion merger with Sorin S.p.A. to create LivaNova (2015)
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in its $40.5 billion acquisition of Allergan Generics (2015)
  • UnitedHealth Group in connection with its subsidiary OptumRx’s $12.8 billion combination with Catamaran Corporation (2015)
  • Concordia Healthcare in its $1.2 billion acquisition of Covis Pharma and Covis Injectables (2015)
  • Harris Corporation in its $4.75  billion acquisition of Exelis, Inc. (2015)
  • Lexington Building Co. in its sale of 730 Fifth Avenue for approximately $1.775 billion (2015)
  • Vornado Realty Trust in its spin-off of Urban Edge Properties  (2015)
  • Pershing Square Holdings in its IPO (2014)
  • Fiat in its acquisition of a 100% interest in Chrysler Group and the listing of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on the New York Stock Exchange (2014) and its alliance with Chrysler and New Chrysler’s bankruptcy acquisition of the assets of Old Chrysler (2009)
  • Perrigo Company in its approximately $8.6 billion acquisition of Elan Pharmaceuticals (2013)
  • Fiat Industrial in its combination with CNH Global to create CNH Industrial (2013)
  • Justice Holdings Limited and Pershing Square Capital Management, co-founder of Justice, in connection with Justice’s $1.4 billion business combination with Burger King Worldwide Holdings (2012)
  • Cablevision in a series of transactions including its $2.2 billion spin-off of AMC Networks (2011); its $1.3 billion spin-off of Madison Square Garden (2010); and its $496 million acquisition of Sundance Channel from General Electric Company's NBC Universal, CBS Corporation's Showtime Networks, and entities controlled by Robert Redford (2008)
  • Pershing Square and Fairholme’s $3.9 billion investment in General Growth Properties (2010)