Olga has experience in a broad range of federal income tax matters, including tax issues related to mergers and acquisitions, private investment funds, partnerships, real estate investment trusts, derivatives, debt and equity financing, reorganizations, and U.S. and international tax planning.
Her significant transactional experience includes mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies, including private equity fund portfolio acquisitions and sales, as well as investments and joint ventures in U.S. real estate and businesses. She also counsels clients on the tax aspects of derivative transactions and capital-raising activities such as IPOs, secondary equity offerings and debt financings. Additionally, Olga advises international clients on tax efficient structures for U.S. investments, including forming and capitalizing U.S. subsidiaries and counseling on intellectual property, tax treaties, and transfer pricing issues.
Olga also represents U.S. and non-U.S. sponsors in the formation of private investment funds. She assists institutional and government investors, pension trusts, and other tax-exempt organizations on structuring their investments in private equity funds, U.S. real estate funds, and hedge funds, including related concerns such as the creation of tax advantaged-structures to address the U.S. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA).