Vadim Mahmoudov

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8229
F 212 728 8111
vmahmoudovwillkie.com

Vadim Mahmoudov is a partner in the Tax Department, where he focuses on structuring, negotiating and tax modeling for cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy restructurings and debt workouts. He also has significant experience in fund formation matters for private equity clients, corporate spin-offs, debt financings and insurance-related transactions.

Vadim Mahmoudov is a partner in the Tax Department, where he focuses on structuring, negotiating and tax modeling for cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy restructurings and debt workouts. He also has significant experience in fund formation matters for private equity clients, corporate spin-offs, debt financings and insurance-related transactions.

Selected Significant Matters

Vadim worked on the following significant matters:

  • Insight Partners in its sale of Interfolio to Elsevier
  • Innoviva in its acquisition of Entasis Therapeutics Holdings Inc.
  • Warburg Pincus in its partial sale of eSentire Inc.
  • WebPT in its acquisition of Clinicient
  • Analytic Partners in connection with an investment by Onex
  • Zone & Co in its acquisition of Fast Four
  • Insight Partners in its investment in Gamma Technologies
  • LSC Communications in its acquisition of Phoenix Color
  • BigHand Ltd. in its acquisition of Iridium Technology
  • Corre Partners in its investment in Team Inc.
  • Western & Southern Financial Group in its acquisition of Fabric Technologies Inc.
  • Recognize in its investment in AST Corporation
  • Tenex Capital in its investment in Suited Connector
  • Tenex Capital in its sale of AquaCentral to Heritage Pool Supply Group
  • Insight Partners as lead co-investor in an equity consortium in an agreement to acquire Inovalon for $7.3 billion
  • Firemon in its acquisition of DisruptOps
  • Warburg Pincus in its investment in Tiptree Inc.’s insurance subsidiary, The Fortegra Group, LLC
  • Cisive in its acquisition by GTCR
  • Official committee of unsecured creditors of Avianca Holdings S.A. and its 38 affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Willkie in 2021, Vadim was an M&A Tax Principal and U.S. Debt Restructuring Tax Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and a tax partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Selected Professional and Business Activities

Vadim is a member of the Tax Club, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association, where he drafted several reports.

Selected Publications and Lectures

  • Author, Closing Down the Shop: Tax Pitfalls and Opportunities for a Liquidating Business, (Tax Notes 2021)
  • Co-author, Selected Federal Income Tax Issues Arising in Corporate Debt Restructurings, (PLI 2020)
  • Co-author, Watch Your Back with DAC Under Loss Limitation Rules, (Tax Notes 2017)
  • Co-author, Intragroup Wars: Abusive Parents, Rebellious Subsidiaries, (Tax Notes 2016)
  • Co-author, Playing With Blocks: Testing a Fund’s Blocker Allocations, (Tax Notes 2011)
  • Author, Are Workfare Participants ‘Employees'? Legal Issues Presented by a Two-Tiered Labor Force, (Annual Survey of American Law 1998)