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Peter A. Furci

Peter A. Furci

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

New York, NY, USA


Peter Furci is a tax partner and a member of the firm’s Private Equity, Latin America and Family Enterprise Groups. He concentrates on the tax aspects of a wide range of corporate transactions, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings and debt and equity securities offerings by U.S. and non-U.S. issuers. He also practices extensively in the area of private investment funds, including emerging markets, hedge, mezzanine, distressed debt, infrastructure and real estate funds. Mr. Furci is listed as a leading tax lawyer by Chambers USA (2012-2015), where he is regarded as “an expert and pragmatic lawyer” and clients note that he “understands the overall commercial picture” and his “experience and knowledge are not matched by many other individuals; he always seeks to add value and insight to a transaction, and really knows how to drive the process forward.” Mr. Furci is also recognized by The Legal 500 US (2011-2015), where sources note he is “top-notch” and “simply the best tax lawyer I have ever worked with.” Most recently, Law360 named Mr. Furci a “Law360 MVP” in 2015, honoring him for his exceptional work in tax.

Mr. Furci is the author of “Local Knowledge is Not Enough,” Brazil Confidential (November 2011), “Structuring Brazilian Private Equity,” Brazil Confidential (July 2011), “U.S. Trade or Business Implications of Distressed Debt Investing,” Tax Lawyer (Winter 2010), “Tax Aspects of Income Deposit Securities,” Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions (January/February 2005), and a co-author of “Convertible Preferred Stock Investments by Private Funds: A Practical Guide to Tax Structuring,” Practising Law Institute (October/November 2004) and of “Certain U.S. Tax Considerations for Organizing U.S. Hedge Funds,” Practising Law Institute (2005). He is also a contributing author of The Private Equity Primer: The Best of the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report and the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report. He speaks frequently on tax matters. Mr. Furci is a member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Furci joined Debevoise in 1995 and became a partner in 2003. He received his B.A. cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1992 and his J.D. magna cum laude from New York University in 1995, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Tax Law Review. Mr. Furci also received his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University in 1999.

Mr. Furci is proficient in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.

Peter A. Furci is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Convertible Preferred Stock Investments by Private Funds: A Practical Guide to Tax Structuring (July 8, 2016) - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016, Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Convertible Preferred Stock Investments by Private Funds: A Practical Guide to Tax Structuring - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Convertible Preferred Stock Investments by Private Funds: A Practical Guide to Tax Structuring - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Certain U.S. Tax Considerations for Organizing U.S. Hedge Funds - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, August 01, 2017
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