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News Dec 12, 2014

Shearman & Sterling Advises on Tax Aspects of GE-Alstom Transaction

Shearman & Sterling advised Alstom S.A. on the tax aspects of its $16.9 billion acquisition by the General Electric Corporation. The transaction was announced on June 21 and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.

The Shearman & Sterling team included tax partners Douglas McFadyen (New York) and Niels Dejean (Paris) and tax counsel Anne-Sophie Maes (Paris).

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