Edward J. Hannon

Edward J. Hannon Tax Practice Polsinelli Chicago, IL
Organization Profile
Professional Biography

Edward J. Hannon concentrates his practice on providing advice and counsel to clients on the development of tax savings structures in real estate project, development joint ventures, investment in U.S. real estate by foreign investors and in mergers and acquisitions of private businesses.

Ed represents real estate owners and investors in the use of tax-oriented structures related to governance, entity formation and dissolution of issues. He frequently advises investors in opportunities to minimize U.S. tax costs related to real estate investments and transactions. He also has an in-depth understanding of regulations, including Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code and Delaware statutory trust and tenant common structure to facilitate the like kind exchange process.

Drawing from his years of experience, Ed drafts and negotiates tax provisions included in stock purchase agreements, merger agreements and tax sharing agreements for U.S. based businesses. He also specializes in working with strategic buyers and private equity firms and their in-house tax accountants in acquisitions and disposition ranging in value from $30 million to $500 million.

Areas of Focus

  • Tax
  • International
  • Investment Funds
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