Dealing with Deals - M&A Tax in Focus!

Mergers and Acquisitions are quite common in the current era of globalization and as we are increasingly witnessing, one of the important considerations while structuring M&A deals is tax cost. With the gaze of tax authorities world over fixed on tax compliance of MNE groups, M&A deals are likely to face heightened scrutiny in the post BEPS world. To enlighten our readers on various aspects of M&A tax, Taxsutra is happy to present a new series- "Dealing with Deals - M&A Tax in Focus!" where veteran tax professional Mr. Hiten Kotak (M&A Tax Leader, PwC India) shall analyse in-depth this subject and bring to the fore the key issues tha India Inc. needs to be mindful of as also the possibe solutions.

About Author

Hiten Kotak
M&A Tax Leader, PwC India

Hiten Kotak is a Partner at PwC India and leads the firms M&A Tax practice. He possesses over three decades of experience in advising clients on M&A structuring and cross border transactions. Hiten is one of the preferred advisors to some credible business groups on their wealth & succession planning strategies. Hiten specialises in advising both Indian corporates and Multinationals on Transaction structuring, Mergers & Acquisitions and Complex structures that involve reorganisation, divestment, Minority buyouts.

Hiten is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an alumnus of Mumbai University. He addresses forums and regularly contributes to media on topical tax & regulatory developments.