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Structuring Business Sales and Acquisitions

We advise on how to structure a sale or purchase of a business, minimising CGT for the sellers and ensuring that the acquisition is structured tax efficiently for the buyer.

CTS in Action - Case Study

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Background

A nursing home owner was contemplating the sale of its business.

There was a complex ownership structure in place, with other business interests in the group and a building in personal ownership.

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CTS Actions

  • Assessed all existing ownership structures and advised proprietor on the options available in relation to the sale of the business.
  • Assisted on all aspects of the sale including review of Share Purchase Agreement, due diligence, preparation of the company secretarial paperwork, etc.
  • CTS liaised closely with client’s solicitor and accountants during the sales process.
  • CTS, in particular, assisted client in structuring the sale in a tax-efficient manner through a pre-sale restructuring of the business.

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Outcome

Successful sale of the nursing home business in a tax efficient manner.

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