Transaction Tax Services

Minimize tax exposure with our help

Effective tax planning for a merger, acquisition, or divestiture not only helps you avoid complicated legal and regulatory tax issues, it can also create greater shareholder value and lead to significant tax savings.

Our experienced transactional tax specialists help you get the most out of every opportunity by minimizing your tax liabilities. We deliver personalized tax solutions, including:

  • Due diligence services
  • Deal structuring services
  • Advance tax-ruling requests
  • Negotiating with tax authorities
  • Transaction structuring
  • Post-acquisition reorganization and/or integration

Our team approach

Working with an experienced tax team is key to ensuring you can effectively plan for and structure a deal. We work closely with our Corporate Finance professionals to ensure that tax risks and opportunities are identified during the early stages of the process. We take the time to understand your business so we’re better able to provide in-depth insight, extensive experience and a personalized approach, while maximizing the value of your deal over the long term.

Insights

  • February 01, 2023

    A Year in Review – MNP Corporate Finance Transactions in 2022

    The following is a selection of MNP Corporate Finance transactions completed across Canada in 2022.

  • Progress

    When, why and how to sell your business to a private equity firm

    Partnering with private equity groups can bring unique opportunities and is an option worth exploring when considering a transition of your business. A partnership can enable business owners to build value over the transition period, maintain control of the business, and continue to drive its growth.

  • Progress

    January 11, 2023

    Value creation in an unconventional M&A environment

    Due diligence methods that worked in the past may not suffice in a post-COVID world, where protecting against downside risk has become more and more critical. 

Contact Our Corporate Finance Team

Brett Franklin CPA, CA

President, MNP Corporate Finance

Brett Franklin, CPA, CA, is President, MNP Corporate Finance Inc. Based in Winnipeg, Brett develops and implements creative business strategies for clients in all industry sectors and in all stages of the business life cycle.

Brett’s primary role is facilitating the sale of companies, but he also provides support with business acquisitions, corporate restructuring and transactional due diligence.

With a diverse background in financial services, including banking, private equity, hedge funds and structured investment products, Brett has the knowledge and ability to resolve challenging financial issues and develop practical solutions to even the most difficult problems. He is adept at guiding clients at any level of the organization, helping them understand complex situations and providing expert business strategy advice.

Prior to joining MNP, Brett was Director of Hedge Fund Administration at UBS AG in the Cayman Islands. He holds the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2001, and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Manitoba. In his free time, Brett coaches minor hockey and baseball.