The financial services industry continued to drive M&A activity in 2022.
This presentation covers:
- Outlining the key deals in financial services during the year including banking, non-bank lending, insurance, funds management and superannuation,
- Discussing some key tax considerations in deals including asset vs share deals and transfer of businesses under the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) legislation; and
- Discussing the interaction of the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and explore the key FIRB considerations for purchasers and vendors of Australian assets.