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Private equity and Canadian partnerships: tax considerations

Canada continues to be an attractive market for private equity (“PE“) investors with recent transactions highlighting significant investments into Canadian real estate and energy infrastructure assets. Partnerships (particularly, limited partnerships) continue to be a popular PE vehicle, providing a means of pooling and aggregating investment funds and allowing for income or losses to be “flowed-through” … Continue reading

Treaty shopping and BEPS considerations in the M&A context

Every acquisition requires careful tax planning early on in the process, especially when dealing with cross border acquisitions. One important consideration when a foreign company plans to acquire a Canadian company is the impact of any tax treaties that currently exist between the two jurisdictions. Tax treaties effectively reduce tax that would be otherwise payable … Continue reading
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