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Continuing to boom - ITR's M&A Special Focus launched

ITR has partnered with leading tax advisors from across the globe to provide insights into M&A activity in 2022 and beyond.

ITR has partnered with leading tax advisors from across the globe to provide insights into M&A activity in 2022 and beyond.

‘Globally, 2021 is the strongest opening nine months of M&A since records began’ according to data from Refinitiv, and this momentum looks set to continue in 2022.

With this surge in M&A activity, ITR brings you an exclusive insight into some of the most significant tax-related developments from the M&A world.

burckhardt’s article discusses various methods of recapitalisation where the focus is on the recapitalisation of the balance sheet and why recapitalisation measures should be clarified in advance to avoid unexpected tax consequences.

Meanwhile, LED Taxand take a closer look at recent amendments to Italy’s PEX regime in case of foreign subsidiaries, and considers why taxpayers may need further clarity.

Deloitte experts explain why, for jurisdictions like Mexico, a strategic approach can minimise uncertainty, flagging potential issues that must be reflected in the negotiation with contractual mechanisms, such as price, condition precedents or guarantees.

Continuing with the Mexico focus, Galicia Abogados explain how the tax reforms introduced in 2022 aim to tackle tax loopholes and strengthen mechanisms enabling tax authorities to perform audits and collect taxes.

Deloitte Greece explain how investors can avoid certain pitfalls when considering tax structures for foreign private equity funds.

Further insight comes from Greece with the experts from Zepos & Yannopoulos discussing tax considerations usually relevant for both sellers and buyers when planning and negotiating the transactional part of such acquisitions of non-listed companies seated in Greece.

In light of the increasing foreign investment in Indian companies, experts from KNAV discuss the tax implications of different types of investment.

Experts from Deloitte explain why the Asia-Pacific region is expected to continue to be a key area of growth and M&A activity but consider why there are increasing tax risks on the horizon.

We hope you enjoy reading the practical insights from tax experts leading the way in our 2022 Mergers and Acquisitions guide.

Click here to read all the chapters from ITR's M&A Special Focus

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