Akash Mehta


Akash Mehta is an associate in Weil’s Tax Department, based in London. Akash’s experience includes advising clients on complex UK and international corporate tax matters, with a focus on M&A transactions (private and public), cross-border structuring, financing and debt capital markets. Akash also advises on tax disputes.

Recent representative experience includes:

  • Ares Management and Goldman Sachs on their participation in Clayton Dubilier & Rice’s takeover of Morrisons, which valued the British supermarket at £10.2bn including debt
  • Lone Star on its take-private of McCarthy & Stone
  • Sanofi on its $1.45 billion acquisition of Kymab
  • Montagu Private Equity on its acquisition of the ISI Emerging Markets Group
  • Aareon (a portfolio company of Advent International) on its acquisition of Arthur Online
  • Aleph Capital and Crestview Partners on the acquisition of Framestore
  • Hornetsecurity (a portfolio company of PSG) on its acquisition of Altaro

Prior to joining Weil, Akash worked in the tax team of a leading international law firm in Sydney, where he acted for large multinationals on a variety of transactions and disputes.

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