Mergers and acquisitions - Tax


Transactions Tax

For both funds and corporates alike, acquisitions, disposals and the restructuring of investments can be key events, which bring with them their own tax considerations. The Transactions Tax team is part of a global network of Deloitte professionals that help to deliver value throughout the deal lifecycle and across geographies.

The core parts our Transactions Tax team are:

Funds M&A

Our Funds M&A tax team have extensive experience of advising private equity and other funds on tax matters at every stage of the deal lifecycle. Using their global network, the team have advised on projects spanning the world. The team have experience of advising across a wider range of industries.

Fund advisory

We have an experienced team combining market-leading expertise in the field of private funds tax consulting, investor tax reporting, transactions taxes and reward advisory tax services. Our client base includes some of the largest global asset managers and alternative investment funds, including private equity, debt, real estate and infrastructure as well as venture capital and hedge funds.

We provide a joined-up service to our clients based on their commercial needs and taking into account the requirements of the fund investors, fund management executives and investment-level tax considerations.

Corporate M&A

Our Corporate M&A tax team specialises in advising corporate groups and financial institutions on matters spanning the full transaction spectrum, including disposals and acquisitions, carve outs, joint ventures, initial public offerings, refinancings, restructurings, and demergers. We work with our clients to navigate complex tax and deal issues, avoid tax traps and identify value opportunities through the complete M&A lifecycle - from preparing a target for sale, executing the deal, to post-integration planning. We regularly advise on transactions with significant international and cross-border elements, and work closely with our industry specialists to bring leading sector expertise to our transactional advice.


Our Restructuring Services Tax team comprises tax professionals with expertise and experience in the fields of insolvency, managed exits and distressed M&A, financial restructuring and contingency planning, value creation services and portfolio debt acquisition support. Our clients include lenders, borrowers and investors in all geographies and industries.

We offer a diverse range of tax services and regularly work on multi-jurisdictional projects to provide clear, integrated and, above all, commercial advice to our clients.

Key contact

Darren Graves

Darren Graves


Darren leads Deloitte’s Transactions Tax business in the UK. The Transactions Tax team comprises Deloitte’s M&A, Infrastructure, Credit, Real Estate and Private Market Funds businesses. The team of al... More