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cross-border M&A

This quarter has been abuzz with activity for the Canadian cannabis sector.  The provinces continue to roll out their distribution plans, and in November, Health Canada tabled its proposed regulatory framework.  In the private sector, Aurora Cannabis launched a hostile takeover...

It’s looking like a fiery year for global cross-border deal-making. Acquirers have proposed or announced a staggering 5,041 cross-border deals already this year at a value of $1.17 trillion according to data from Bloomberg Law. That number is already higher than...
Should Burger King Acquire Tim Hortons?

The Burger King/Tim Hortons merger is the latest attempt by a US company to lower its tax burden by moving overseas, and sees Tim Hortons move into foreign hands for the second time. Do you support the deal?

Inversion deals, a controversial tax arrangement in which a business incorporates in another country to avoid paying U.S. corporate taxes, have come under fire in a new way recently.
Trends In Deal Making – Webinar Recap

In H1 2014, worldwide M&A activity was up 73% compared to the same period in 2013, and cross-border M&A doubled. Here's some highlights from Thomson Reuter's latest Trends in Deal Making webinar.

Tempting overseas tax rates are encouraging many U.S. companies to pursue cross-border deals. A number of deal inversions have been explored or attempted in the last two years alone.