Jenner & Block

Partner Geoffrey M. Davis Noted as Tax Counsel on $9.6 Billion Transaction

Tax Notes reported (subscription required) that Partner Geoffrey M. Davis, co-chair of the firm’s Tax Practice, provided tax counsel to General Dynamics in its acquisition of CSRA, a publicly traded high-tech IT solutions business.  The transaction is valued at $9.6 billion, including the assumption of $2.8 billion in CSRA debt.  The transaction was announced on February 12, 2018 and is expected to be completed during the first half of 2018.