Corporate finance primer elearning series: Tax considerations for merger and acquisition transactions

Learn which tax considerations to consider when planning merger and acquisition transactions from the perspectives of both the vendor and the purchaser.

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Online On-Demand Event

Corporate Finance — Tax Considerations in Merger and Acquisition Transactions is a high-level review of some of the most common tax considerations that arise in typical corporate finance transactions. It provides an overview of some basic tax principles so that you understand relevant tax issues and are in a better position to identify the need for specialized tax advice early in the transaction process.

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1 CPD hour(s)
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You will learn about:

  • the advantages and disadvantages of an asset or share sale from the point of view of both the purchaser and the vendor, and the importance of modelling and planning to achieve the best result for both
  • the considerations specific to the sale of private companies
  • some important acquisition planning techniques, including:
    • the “bump”
    • exchangeable shares
    • debt push-down
    • earn-outs and non-competes
  • key cross-border issues
This course is designed for professional accountants or corporate finance professionals who may have some general tax knowledge, but don’t have specific tax experience in a corporate finance context. It applies the principles taught in Corporate Finance — Basic Taxation Principles in the context of a merger and acquisition.

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