Deal maker or deal-breaker: why tax needs to be part of M&A planning from day one

July 05, 2018

A combination of new regulations and changing public perceptions have restricted tax arrangements that had been at the heart of deal value optimisation within M&A. These shifts can be game-changing for your deal activity, not only through the potential for higher tax liabilities, but also because of the impact they have on strategy, operations and talent management. 
Other opportunities to optimise deal value exist in building tax into your wider M&A strategy and operational planning right from the beginning, rather than at the end of the process. Novella De Renzo, PwC Partner, discusses how your organisation can manage the changing tax landscape and realise the true value of your dealmaking here