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Isaac J. Wheeler

Partner

Isaac J. Wheeler

Partner
New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
[email protected]
Isaac Wheeler is the co-head of the Firm's Tax Group. He represents a wide range of clients, including financial institutions and other multinational corporations, asset managers, real estate developers, and private individuals. Mr. Wheeler works on M&A, real estate, joint venture, hedge fund, private equity, and partnership transactions. He also regularly works with S&C’s Estates and Personal Group in advising families and individuals in connection with their estate planning transactions and their worldwide investments.

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS

  • AT&T in its:
    • joint venture with TPG Capital establishing DirecTV
    • pending sale of its business unit Vrio to Grupo Werthein
    • spin-off of WarnerMedia into Discovery
    • $1.43 billion sale of its minority stake in Hulu back to the streaming video joint venture
    • $108.7 billion acquisition of Time Warner
  • Bellco Capital in its formation of Breakthrough Properties, a joint venture with Tishman Speyer, to acquire, develop and operate life science properties in leading technology centers, and Breakthrough in its acquisition of a property located in Boston’s Seaport District, with 250,000 square feet of development rights
  • Blackstone in connection with Precision Medicine Group’s major investment and recapitalization, led by funds managed by Blackstone
  • Blue Pool Capital, as a significant equity holder in Owl Rock Capital Group, in connection with Owl Rock Capital and Dyal Capital Partners’ formation of Blue Owl Capital
  • Broad Street Principal Investments, an affiliate of Goldman Sachs, in its $710 million acquisition of a 27-building portfolio of repositioned historic and newly constructed office assets located in Seattle and Denver totaling 1.8 million square feet from Unico Investment Group
  • c0ntact gaming in its acquisition of the Paris franchise of the newly created Call of Duty League
  • Cedar Capital Partners, as a member of a joint venture with King Street Real Estate and Westdale Properties, in the $120 million acquisition of the Shelborne South Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida
  • CIT Group in its pending merger with First Citizens
  • Colson Associates in the sale of its majority interest in the Colson Medical Companies to Marmon Holdings, a Berkshire Hathaway company
  • Crescent Capital in the $338 million sale of a 51% stake in Crescent to Sun Life Financial
  • DM Esports in its agreement to join The Overwatch League as the owner of an expansion franchise in Paris, France
  • First Bancorp of Durango in its acquisition by Triumph Bancorp
  • GAF in its €1 billion acquisition of Icopal
  • Giants Development Services, an affiliate of The San Francisco Giants, in its joint venture with Tishman Speyer to develop the waterfront Mission Rock mixed-use neighborhood near Oracle Park
  • Goldman Sachs in its:
    • €1.7 billion acquisition of NN Investment Partners
    • $2 billion acquisition of GreenSky
    • acquisition of Folio Financial
  • Intel Corporation in connection with Micron Technology’s acquisition of Intel’s interest in the parties’ joint venture, IM Flash Technologies
  • Joe Tsai in his acquisition of the:
    • Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets
    • WNBA team known as the New York Liberty
  • KKR & Co. in its acquisition of two commercial office condominium units comprising the top 10 office floors, approximately 343,000 square feet, at 30 Hudson Yards
  • Piper Jaffray in its $485 million acquisition of Sandler O’Neill
  • Piper Sandler in its acquisition of The Valence Group
  • Special Committee of the Board of Directors of CIM Real Estate Finance Trust in its acquisitions of Cole Office & Industrial REIT and Cole Credit Property Trust V and proposed acquisition of Cole Office & Industrial REIT
  • Standard Industries in its:
    • $7 billion acquisition of W. R. Grace
    • $2.1 billion acquisition of Braas Monier Building Group
  • TS Innovations Acquisition Corp., a SPAC, in its $1.56 billion merger with Latch
  • Verily, an Alphabet company, in its joint venture with Santen Pharmaceutical
Recent Recognitions
  • Law360, 2022 MVP in Tax
  • The American Lawyer, “Dealmaker of the Year” in 2022
  • Chambers USA, recognized for Tax – New York (Up and Coming)