Kurt F. Rosell

Partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Kurt F. Rosell

Kurt F. Rosell

Partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Biography

Kurt F. Rosell focuses his practice on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other private equity transactions; international transactions; the formation of private equity funds; executive compensation; and bankruptcy and workout transactions. With more than 30 years of experience in structuring acquisitions and sales of public and private companies and advising on all the tax aspects of the transaction, Kurt has handled acquisitions in a wide variety of industries, including government contracting, manufacturing, restaurants, media companies, supermarkets and other retail businesses, and finance and leasing companies. He has represented both strategic and financial buyers and has handled exits and partial exits via sales, public offerings, leveraged recapitalizations and other methods. Kurt has also acted as tax counsel in connection with structuring private equity funds and representing both fund sponsors and investors in the fund formation and investment process. In addition, he has dealt extensively with corporations that possess valuable tax attributes, such as net operating losses. Both the NOL corporations themselves and investors in those corporations are subject to special tax rules. Kurt is recognized as a leading tax attorney in The Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500 US and New York Super Lawyers.

Kurt received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, and his B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Wake Forest University.

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Education
LLM in Taxation
Class of 1992

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Class of 1985

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

BA, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1982

Wake Forest University is an institution of higher education dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the liberal arts and in graduate and professional education. It operates Wake Forest College, a graduate school of arts and sciences, and four professional schools.

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Senior Editor
Prior

The Columbia Law Review is one of the world’s leading publications of legal scholarship. Founded in 1901, the Review is an independent nonprofit corporation that produces a law journal edited and published entirely by students at Columbia Law School. It is one of a handful of student-edited law journals in the nation that publish eight issues a year. The Review is one of the most widely distributed and cited law reviews in the country. It receives about 2,000 submissions per year and selects approximately 20–25 manuscripts for publication annually, in addition to student Notes. In 2008, the Review expanded its audience with the launch of Sidebar, an online supplement to the Review. By bringing together a diverse group of legal scholars, practitioners, community leaders, and judges, Sidebar provides an important, emerging forum for the discussion of pressing legal issues.

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Partner
Current

Founded in 1969, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is a multidisciplinary firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and London. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services sector, SRZ regularly advises clients on investment management, corporate and transactional matters, as well as providing counsel on securities regulatory compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. They are a full-service firm with 14 practice groups whose combined legal expertise and business acumen provide a diverse client base with top-notch representation and service. They strive to build and maintain long-term relationships with clients by placing a premium on client service. To address every aspect of a client's business, it is not unusual for attorneys from multiple practice groups to be brought in on a matter.Their client roster includes a large and impressive array of institutional, entrepreneurial and individual clients, including public and private companies, investment banks, hedge and private equity funds, domestic money centers and foreign commercial banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, private investment partnerships, venture capitalists and pension funds. Their handling of widely recognized deals, including the sale of Chrysler Financial to TD Bank Group and the acquisition of Caritas Christi Health Care System-all extremely complex matters involving multitudes of lawyers working across practice areas-speak to their wide-ranging capabilities, from domestic and cross-border acquisitions to high-stakes litigations, multilayered financings, high-profile real estate deals, debt restructurings, and estate and trust administration, to name a few of the matters for which clients seek their services.

Attorney
Prior

Cravath, Swaine & Moore provides legal services in various industries such as: broadcasting, media and entertainment, consumer products, energy, financial institutions, healthcare, industrial and chemicals, professional services, real estate, retail, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. The company was founded in 1819 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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2012

Co-Founder at Tynwald Capital

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2010

Co-Founder at Tynwald Capital

$4,600
2008
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Veritas Capital Fund Management LLC purchases Virence Health Technologies from General Electric Company

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purchases Perspecta, Inc. from DXC Technology Co.

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Veritas Capital Fund Management LLC purchases Guidehouse LLP from PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd.

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Admitted to the New York Bar
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