John Marshall Chambers

John Chambers draws on his deep technical knowledge of tax issues to counsel private equity funds, corporations, and technology companies in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, and restructurings. John helps clients navigate the tax aspects of their transactions in order to achieve their business objectives, including post-acquisition integration, operational structuring, and structuring of private equity, venture capital and other investment vehicles, including review and negotiation of fund operating agreements.

John’s ability to understand the key issues of a transaction and distill complex tax matters into understandable and actionable solutions has made him a trusted advisor and resource for clients such as B/V Investment Partners, Mainsail Partners, M/C Partners, Silversmith Capital Partners, Summit Partners, and Serent Capital.

Representative Engagements

  • Apryse Software Corp. in the acquisition of Qoppa Software, LLC.
  • BV Investment Partners investment in TopBloc, LLC.
  • Serent Capital acquisition of Payliance, Inc.
  • Cove Hill Partners investment in SecureLink, Inc.
  • Summit Partners investment in eClinical Solutions, LLC.
  • Great Hill Partners in the $1.8 billion sale of Brazilian data center company Ascenty to Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR).
  • Syntax Systems, portfolio company of Novacap, in its acquisition of multinational IT services business unit from Freudenberg IT.
  • Silversmith Capital Partners in its acquisition of Canada-based PDFTron Systems, Inc.
  • Serent Capital in sale of Pondera Solutions to Thomson Reuters.

Education & Credentials

New York University School of Law
LLM (Tax), 2013
Boston University School of Law
JD, 2012
San Diego State University
BS, 2008




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