Eric Behl-Remijan is a partner in the tax practice, based in New York. Eric’s practice focuses on corporate, international and partnership tax matters, as well as domestic and international mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. 

He represents public companies and private equity sponsors in complex domestic and cross-border joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. The clients he advises include high-profile corporations in healthcare, media, and financial industries where tax efficiency is an integral part of a comprehensive investment strategy.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Eric was a partner at another leading global law firm.


All matters completed prior to joining Ropes & Gray

Mergers and Acquisitions / Private Equity

  • Represented Advent International in numerous transactions, including the $3 billion merger of its portfolio companies Clearent LLC and Transaction Services Group Limited to form Xplor Technologies; and ATI Physical Therapy Holdings, LLC’s $2.5 billion business combination with Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC sponsored by Fortress Investment Group.
  • Represented Ardian in its acquisition of a majority stake in Florida Food Products, Inc., in a transaction that valued Florida Food at more than $1 billion.
  • Represented Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (renamed Brookfield Corporation) in connection with the spin-off of a 25% interest in its asset management business through a newly listed company, Brookfield Asset Management Ltd., with a market value of more than $50 billion as of the spin-off date; and in its approximately $4.8 billion acquisition of a 61.2% stake in Oaktree Capital Group, LLC.
  • Represented Eli Lilly and Company in numerous transactions, including its $8.2 billion exchange of its approximately 82% remaining interest in Elanco Animal Health Incorporated for Lilly common shares held by its shareholders; and its approximately $8 billion acquisition of Loxo Oncology, Inc.
  • Represented General Electric Capital Corporation in numerous transactions, including its $32 billion sale of its global Commercial Distribution Finance, North American Vendor Finance and North American Corporate Finance platforms to Wells Fargo & Co.
  • Represented Intel Corporation in numerous transactions, including its $16.7 billion acquisition of Altera Corporation.
  • Represented NEOGEN Corporation in its $5.3 billion combination with the Food Safety business of 3M, in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction that implied an enterprise value of the combined company of $9.3 billion.
  • Represented Vonage Holdings Corp. in numerous matters, including its $6.2 billion sale to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson.


  • Represented AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. in numerous transactions, including its successful out-of-court restructuring which included various capital raising efforts that yielded over $1.5 billion of cash and other liquidity improvements and the reduction of AMC’s debt load by more than $550 million.
  • Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 cases of SunEdison, Inc., listing assets of $20.7 billion and liabilities of $16.1 billion.
  • Represented Sears Holdings Corporation in the $5.2 billion sale of its core assets to ESL Investments Inc. in connection with its chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Represented Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC in numerous transactions, including in connection with its chapter 11 case with approximately $1.9 billion in debt obligations.

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