Business acquisitions, reorganisations and disposals

Tax advice for times of business change - expanding into new territories, streamlining your operations or downsizing to a more manageable level of investment.

Businesses constantly evolve to survive and thrive. Whether you are looking to expand into new territories, streamline your operations or downsize to a more manageable level of investment, changes to the structure of your business come with both opportunities and pitfalls.

We can help you to navigate through times of change in your business and offer advice and guidance on a wide range of issues to help you make the best decisions for your stakeholders.

In particular, understanding the tax implications of often complex and varied options can be crucial to making the right choice.

We can help you:

  • Analyse the direct and indirect, employment and transaction tax implications of a transaction
  • Advise on a flexible acquisition structure for new investments to meet the needs of the shareholders in a transaction, including the investors, lenders and the operating business itself
  • Model the tax consequences of group structuring and business synergies
  • Design and implement an effective management incentive plan for top management and employees
  • Assist with complex group restructuring prior to disposal via IPO, carve out or full disposal
  • Optimise value in the target price negotiation process with our network of legal tax specialists
  • Restructure debt levels
  • Manage foreign exchange exposures and the cash tax volatility associated with those exposures.

Contact us

Giovanni Bracco
Head of Tax Disputes network
Tel: +44 (0)20 7804 4059
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