“In any corporate transaction proper tax planning should be undertaken from the outset to ascertain which structure would render the best tax result whist meeting the stated objectives of the transaction.”

Our experience in this area enables us to provide expert guidance throughout the process and involves identifying various options and comparing same using modelling, identifying tax pitfalls and developing tax efficient solutions to the extent possible. The following are typical transactions where tax planning is provided:

  •  Mergers and acquisitions
  •  Group re-organisations
  •  Unbundlings
  •  Management and leveraged buy-outs
  •  BEE transactions
  •  Employee tax schemes
  •  Any other corporate finance related transaction

We also provide assistance with the implementation of a transaction including reviewing the agreements giving effect to the transaction from a tax perspective and performing a post implementation review subsequent to the transaction to ensure that the transaction was implemented correctly.