Published on 24 Oct 07
by THE TAX INSTITUTE
This seminar paper covers what private equity is, and what tax issues might arise if you or your client was to sell their business to a private equity firm, or to have a private equity firm come on board as a shareholder.
Topics covered include:
- Scrip offer to vendors;
- Deferred consideration and earn out arrangements;
- Funding arrangements (debt/equity); and
- Management incentive arrangements.
Matt is a tax partner in Deloitte’s corporate and international tax group in Sydney with a focus on private equity clients. Matt has over 10 years of experience in both local and international aspects of company taxation with particular focus on tax consolidation, debt/equity rules and capital gains tax. He has applied his skills to assist clients with transactions including: private equity acquisitions and disposals of Australian investees, cross border financing instruments, trans-Tasman investment structures, corporate demergers, post-acquisition transition work including tax consolidation and securitisation of assets.
- Current at
09 September 2007