Robert Fisher

Partner

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Bob Fisher focuses his practice on the tax aspects of corporate transactions. He has experience advising, structuring, and implementing corporate and partnership acquisitions and dispositions, including taxable and tax-free mergers and stock and asset transactions. Bob also has experience in the formation and financing of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, corporate restructurings and reorganizations, and leasing transactions. A creative problem solver known for also crafting cost-efficient solutions, he has advised start-up companies as well as private and public mid-cap and large international entities.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 US for Tax (2017-2021)

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles, J.D., 1998: Order of the Coif
  • Brigham Young University, B.S., 1995: magna cum laude

Professional Activities

Co-Author

  • “Anti-Morris Trust Legislation: Common Plan, Plan and Non-Plan Factors, And Letter Rulings,” Tax Notes Today (1999)

Speaker

  • New York University 66th Institute on Federal Taxation (November 2007)
  • Represented Mitsui in numerous acquisitions and investments.
  • Represented HID Global in numerous acquisitions.
  • Represented Live Nation in multiple acquisitions of S corporations.
  • Represented SMART Global Holdings in the acquisition of Artesyn Embedded and Inforce Computing.
  • Represented Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in the acquisition of Valtech Cardio.
  • Represented a television broadcasting company in its debt restructuring.
  • Represented a developer of technology neurostimulation devices in connection with the sale of all of the stock of the company for cash and deferred payments.
  • Represented a large investment company in connection with the sale of a portion of the stock of the company with deferred sale of the remaining stock.
  • Represented an internet search company in the acquisition of a competitor.
  • Represented several private equity companies in numerous acquisitions of C corporations, S corporations, LLCs, and partnerships.
  • Represented numerous investors and issuing companies in connection with the issuance of common stock, preferred stock and debt.

In the News

Global Legal Chronicle: Abu Dhabi Consortium’s Stake Acquisition in Starzplay Arabia

April 8, 2022

Asia Business Law Journal: Latham Assists Korean Purchase of Endeavor

January 28, 2022

Legal Week (UK): Latham, Skadden, Shin & Kim: Who Took On Asia's Biggest Deals In November?

November 30, 2021

Asian Legal Business: OMM, Latham Advise on US$850 Mln Deal for ‘Parasite’ Firm

November 25, 2021

Global Legal Chronicle: Strava’s US$110 Million Series F Financing Round

December 2, 2020

Global Legal Chronicle: Urovant Sciences’ US$681 Million Merger With Sumitovant Biopharma

December 2, 2020

Private Equity Wire: O’Melveny Advises Strava on US$110m Financing Round Led by TCV and Sequoia

November 17, 2020

Law360: O’Melveny, Weil Guide Strava’s US$110M Fundraising

November 16, 2020

Global Legal Chronicle: The Friedkin Group’s Controlling Stake Acquisition Of AS Roma Football Club

August 19, 2020

ICLG.com: Friedkin Group Scores AS Roma Acquisition

August 18, 2020

Press Releases

O’Melveny Advises Starz in Starzplay Arabia Acquisition by Abu Dhabi Consortium

March 31, 2022

O’Melveny Advises SK E&S in Acquisition of EverCharge

March 25, 2022

O’Melveny Advises Blackstone Products in US$900 Million Business Combination with Ackrell SPAC Partners to Make Blackstone a Public Company

December 23, 2021

O’Melveny Advises CJ ENM in Acquisition of Endeavor Content Valued at US$850 Million

November 23, 2021

O’Melveny Advises ViacomCBS in Acquisition of Fox TeleColombia & Estudios TeleMexico

November 3, 2021

O’Melveny Advises Lionsgate in Hemisphere Media Group Acquisition of Video-on-Demand Service Pantaya

May 11, 2021

O’Melveny Advises Samsung Display on US$1.5 Billion Sale of Shares in Corning and in Extension of Investment Relationship

April 8, 2021

O’Melveny Guides Faraday Future on SPAC Transaction with Estimated US$1 Billion in Proceeds

February 2, 2021

O’Melveny Represents Urovant in Its Sale to Sumitovant

November 17, 2020

O’Melveny Represents Pharmaron in its US$137.5 Million Acquisition of US-based Absorption Systems

November 12, 2020

O’Melveny Advises SMART Global Holdings on Entry into an Acquisition Agreement for Cree, Inc.’s LED Products Business

October 19, 2020

O’Melveny Guides The Friedkin Group to the Acquisition of the Controlling Stake of AS Roma Football Club

August 17, 2020

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