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There are so many important and integrated issues concerning the merger and acquisition of companies and business structures.

Bates Cosgrave is experienced in assisting our clients through this very important process on various size transactions ranging from small transactions under $100,000 through to public company transactions in excess of $20million.

We can advise on or perform services relating to:

  • Business taxation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Reporting compliance
  • Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
  • Tax indemnities & warranties
  • Stamp duty
  • Management and change issues
  • Negotiation
  • Financial modeling



There are several critical and interconnected challenges involved in the merger and purchase of enterprises and business structures.

Due diligence

Tax returns from the business can reveal a lot about its profitability, so it's critical to conduct thorough research on the company's tax records.

Tax-effective transaction structuring

Tax-effective transaction structure is a tax strategy for transactions that aims to reduce the impact of such transactions on the entire economy.


As a result, we have conducted valuations for a range of asset/company types including trading companies in distribution, consultancies, recruitment services, market research firms and start-up operations.

Transaction based work

Throughout the transaction, we collaborate with you to transfer knowledge on an ongoing basis, assisting with post-deal integration and strategic planning.



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