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Daniel C. White

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
St. Louis

Tel

1 314 259 2639

Fax

1 314 552 8639
dcwhite@bryancave.com
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Daniel C. White

Partner


St. Louis



One Metropolitan Square
211 North Broadway, Suite 3600
St. Louis, Missouri 63102-2750

Phone:

1 314 259 2639

Fax:

1 314 552 8639

email:

dcwhite@bryancave.com

Daniel White focuses his practice in tax advice and transactions. Mr. White’s practice includes:

  • Acquisitions, Spin-offs, and Restructuring. Mr. White has significant experience in all aspects of tax planning and contract negotiation in taxable and tax-free acquisitions and dispositions, including Section 368(a) reorganizations, Section 351 incorporation structures, Section 355 spin-offs, as well as related restructuring of affiliated groups.
  • International. Mr. White has significant experience in the tax advice and documentation related to international corporate transactions, including cross-border acquisitions, inbound and outbound investments, group restructurings and supply chain planning, including addressing related issues under Section 1248, Section 367, and Subpart F.
  • Joint Ventures and Partnerships. Mr. White has been involved in tax planning for many domestic and international partnerships, and joint ventures.

Mr. White’s clients include:

  • Fortune 100 multi-national corporations
  • Privately held companies
  • Private equity funds
  • Venture capital funds

Mr. White is an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law, Masters in taxation program where he presently teaches two courses in Advanced Corporate Taxation related to reorganizations, spin-offs, and Section 304.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association – Tax Section

Daniel White focuses his practice in tax advice and transactions. Mr. White’s practice includes:

  • Acquisitions, Spin-offs, and Restructuring. Mr. White has significant experience in all aspects of tax planning and contract negotiation in taxable and tax-free acquisitions and dispositions, including Section 368(a) reorganizations, Section 351 incorporation structures, Section 355 spin-offs, as well as related restructuring of affiliated groups.
  • International. Mr. White has significant experience in the tax advice and documentation related to international corporate transactions, including cross-border acquisitions, inbound and outbound investments, group restructurings and supply chain planning, including addressing related issues under Section 1248, Section 367, and Subpart F.
  • Joint Ventures and Partnerships. Mr. White has been involved in tax planning for many domestic and international partnerships, and joint ventures.

Mr. White’s clients include:

  • Fortune 100 multi-national corporations
  • Privately held companies
  • Private equity funds
  • Venture capital funds

Mr. White is an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law, Masters in taxation program where he presently teaches two courses in Advanced Corporate Taxation related to reorganizations, spin-offs, and Section 304.

Select Representations

  • Ralcorp in connection with its spin off of Post Holdings (NYSE listed, $1 billion market capitalization)
  • The Board of Directors of RehabCare Group, a publicly-held provider of rehabilitation program management services, in connection with its $1.3 billion sale to Kindred Healthcare
  • The Board of Directors of NS Group, a publicly-held steel manufacturing company, in connection with its $1.5 billion sale to Ipsco
  • Windstream Corporation in connection with its approximately $782 million acquisition of Q-Comm Corporation
  • Primary counsel to Build-A-Bear Workshop from early equity financing through its IPO
  • $380 million acquisition of global pharma industry supplier (10 countries involved, including in particular the U.K. and Japan)
  • Bunge North America in connection with various joint venture and acquisition transactions
  • Panera Bread Company, Express Scripts, Inc, and Windstream Corporation in connection with various merger and acquisition transactions
  • NuVox, Inc. in connection with its capital raising activities and various acquisition transactions
  • Stifel in connection with its acquisition of Thomas Weisel Partners for $300 million
  • BSN in connection with its sale to Glanbia for $144 million
  • Novastar in connection with its financial recapitalization
  • Energizer in connection with its acquisition of American Safety Razor assets from bankruptcy for $301 million cash plus liabilities
  • Brown Shoe in connection with its acquisitions of American Sporting Goods for $145 million and the remaining 50% of Edelman Shoe
  • Monsanto in connection with its acquisitions of Divergence and Beelogix
  • Labarge in connection with its sale to Ducommun for $340 million
  • Ixia in connection with its acquisition of VeriWave
  • The Maschoffs in connection with its acquisition of Nebraska Pork Partners
  • Tekelec in connection with its sale to Siris Capital for $780 million
  • Sigma Aldrich in connection with its acquisitions of BioReliance for $350 million and Research Organics

Bar and Court Admissions

Missouri, 1998

Education

Georgetown University, J.D., 1998

Duke University, A.B., 1993

Publications

  • Co-author, CCH Expert Treatise, Federal Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders (2011)
  • Co-author, "Disregarded Entities in Corporate Transactions," Practising Law Institute, Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations and Restructuring-2011, June 2011
  • Co-author, "Disregarded Entities – Issues and Opportunities," Practising Law Institute, Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances-2012, February 2012
  • Missouri Tax Credit Reform Commission, Tax Law Committee Report on historic rehabilitation tax credits and low income housing tax credits (2010)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Tax Journal, A Guide for Tax Issues in Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • BNA Daily Tax Reporter, Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 1001 and the impact of CEOs and CFOs

Speeches and Seminars

  • Tax Aspects of Acquisition Agreements and Related Due Diligence, Tax Executives Institute (November 2013)
  • Section 956 – Planning Opportunities and Update, St. Louis International Tax Group (October 2013)
  • Contingent Liabilities in Taxable Transactions and Distributions, American Bar Association, Annual Tax Section Meeting (May 2013)
  • Tax Opinions in Public Company Transactions, American Bar Association (Winter 2012)
  • Current Developments in Corporate Taxation, American Bar Association (Winter 2010)
  • Current Developments in Corporate Taxation, American Bar Association (Winter 2009)
  • Recent Developments in Section 382, American Bar Association (Fall 2003)
  • Tax Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions, National Business Institute (2004, 2003, 2001)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Art of Doing Deals, National Business Institute (2002)
  • Choice of Entity: How to Do it Right, National Business Institute (2002)
  • Considerations in Buying or Selling a Business, National Business Institute (2001)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association – Tax Section