We acted for a US conglomerate buyer on the acquisition of a UK-headed tech group, with subsidiaries in the US and India. The deal value was up to $90m. haysmacintyre provided:
- Full tax due diligence support on the international target.
- Project managed overseas tax advisors to produce a comprehensive group due diligence report.
- Taxes covered employment taxes, employee share/share option incentives (including international employees), VAT and Corporation Tax.
As required by the buyer, our reporting was by exception, bringing to their attention ‘red flag’ items as soon as possible. This included where our review identified deficiencies in the EMI documentation or late reporting to HMRC, which would give rise to employment tax risks.