Mergers and acquisitions - Tax


Mergers and Acquisitions

Devising an M&A strategy is a critical first step for any business contemplating a transaction. A well thought-out plan, strengthened with the knowledge of the competitive marketplace, can prepare companies for a successful deal. Moreover, an effective M&A transaction needs to be executed in a way that drives shareholder value. Deloitte offers a comprehensive suite of services to corporates, private equity funds, startups, venture capital firms and helping clients navigate the myriad tax and regulatory issues during and post the transaction. The team operates seamlessly across the various functions within Deloitte to offer a complete suite of M&A solutions to our clients.


  • Tax due diligence (buy/sell side)
  • Tax structuring for acquisition/divestiture
  • Implementation assistance including document review, fund flows, etc.


  • Advice on structuring of domestic and offshore funds
  • Implementation assistance
  • On-going assistance during the life cycle of a fund from investment to exit

Business restructuring

  • Capital restructuring
  • Cash repatriation
  • Restructuring (merger, demerger etc.)
  • Insolvency

Promoter Group Holding Realignment

  • Advisory services
  • Implementation assistance

Regulatory services

  • Assistance in seeking approvals
  • On-going compliances with respect to SEBI, RBI, company law matters

Post-merger Integration services

  • Implementing post-completion restructuring
  • Providing post transaction integration services into the purchaser's group including combining transfer pricing policies.
  • Harmonising tax policies and reporting processes and tax loss utilisation parameters