Afshin Beyzaee brings together a deep understanding of both corporate and tax issues to provide his clients with holistic solutions to their business and transactional needs. He recently led a legal team advising Los Angeles-based Progressive in the sale of a 65 percent equity interest to Total Produce and in the merger of Keystone into Progressive, providing guidance on complex legal and tax structuring matters. And, he also recently advised Canada-based Oppy on a multifaceted transaction spanning several jurisdictions as it entered into a strategic partnership with Total Produce and T&G Global Limited.  

Clients regularly look to Afshin for his innovative and creative approaches to overcoming structural roadblocks and his understanding of the corporate, tax and business issues they confront. Afshin helps clients navigate tax issues that arise in an array of different business contexts. His extensive experience in addressing tax issues in mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, financial distress, real estate and other business contexts allows him to help clients structure their affairs in a tax-efficient manner and avoid costly pitfalls. He also regularly advises companies and service providers on the issues associated with establishing tax-favored “profits interest” arrangements and issuing them to service providers.

His clients have included publicly traded and privately held corporations, S corporations, partnerships, business trusts, limited liability companies, private equity and real estate funds, real estate developers, financial institutions and trade associations.