Published on 01 Feb 08
by "TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA" JOURNAL ARTICLE
As transactions and Private Equity Funds (“PE”) have grown in size, club deals have also been on the ascendancy. The aggregate enterprise value of club deals globally increased significantly in 2006, driven by US and European transactions. Deals with greater than one consortium now feature prominently in most league tables. However club deals pose their own significant challenges in tax structuring when meeting the needs of different groups of investors with differing objectives.
Matthew Weerden CTA
Matt is a Partner in the Transaction Tax practice of EY and has over 12 years of tax experience, specialising in domestic and cross border merger and acquisitions, fund structuring and capital markets transactions. Matt has previously worked in the London Office of EY where he was advising on international cross border transactions in relation to investments both into and out of the UK and Europe with a focus on private equity, infrastructure and real estate fund clients.
In his role at EY, Matt specialises in providing taxation advice and transaction support to a broad range of investors including private equity clients and financial services clients. Matt is a Chartered Tax Adviser and is also a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Law Society of New South Wales. Current at 24 June 2014
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