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Innovative capital raisings presentation


This presentation covers the tax issues confronting the architects of capital raisings and some of the latest techniques used in returning the highest after tax returns to participants, including:

  • current issues in capital categorisation - debt/equity dilemmas - 974-80 scuffles
  • interaction with other jurisdictions
  • avoiding pitfalls on unwind
  • some recent examples - corporate hybrids - stapled groups - listed property trusts.
This presentation contains minor updates made for the presentation given on 6 February 2008 for "Capital Raising With an Innovative Edge" seminar in Melbourne.

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Author Photo - Paul Abbey
Paul Abbey
Paul is a Partner in the Corporate Tax group of PwC in Melbourne and has over 25 years experience advising local and international clients on income tax issues. Paul has significant experience in relation to tax due diligence, acquisition structuring, capital raisings and IPOs. The focus of his work is presently issues surrounding consolidation, imputation, capital returns, the taxation of trusts and international tax. More recently, Paul has been leading and driving PwC's Tax Reform project, aimed at building momentum within the community around the need for comprehensive tax reform in Australia. Most notably, through the development of two formal consultative groups of CEOs, CFOs, chairpersons, and union and charity representatives to help drive dialogue and debate on the issue, culminated in PwC's Protecting our Prosperity series of publications. Paul also drives momentum in the tax reform space through targeted events and engagements across Australia. Current at 14 July 2016 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Paul ABBEY.

This was presented at 46th Victorian State Convention: Feast of Delicacies.

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Innovative capital raisings

Author(s):  Paul ABBEY

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Corporate distributions and capital management issues

Author(s):  Tim NEILSON

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The Commissioner's Role in Interpreting Tax Law and Emerging Issues for Advisers

Author(s):  Jennifer BATROUNEY

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Defending the trust ramparts

Author(s):  Graeme HALPERIN

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