Webcast: Deal Structure for Mergers and Acquisitions (CADMA16)
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When: 12/12/2016
8:30 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
United States
Presenter: Shewchuk, George

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Acronym CADMA16
CPE 8 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Level Intermediate
Yellow Book No
Prerequisite General understanding of ordinary income and capital gain taxation, as well as general knowledge of regular and S corp structures.
Who should attend CPAs and financial professionals.
Members $245
CPA Non-Members $375

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Changes in the transaction structure of merger and acquisition deals can significantly impact after-tax cash flows. Gain a significant competitive advantage by understanding how taxes affect M&A and divestiture transaction structures by examining the mechanics of M&A deals; the structures of taxable assets and stock acquisitions; triangular and reverse triangular mergers; practical issues in structuring and pricing; types of tax-free reorganizations; tax planning for divestitures; and key elements of purchase and sale documents.

Materials are provided as an ebook.


  • Determine the types of taxable acquisitions of C and S corps.
  • Recognize the types of tax-free acquisitions of C corps and the requirements for tax-free treatment.
  • Identify differences between the taxable sale of S and C corps.
  • Recognize various types of taxable and tax-free divestiture methods, including equity carve-outs, spin-offs and tracking stock, and their tax consequences.
  • Determine the effect of the acquisition structure on the target firm's tax attributes.
  • Identify key sections of purchase and sale documents.


  • Mechanics and timelines of M&A deals
  • Structures of taxable asset acquisitions and stock acquisitions
  • Triangular and reverse triangular mergers
  • Structuring and pricing an acquisition
  • Tax-free reorganizations
  • Tax planning for divestitures
  • Key sections of purchase and sale documents