All you want to know about sales transactions!
Where: GamePlay Space / L’Espace Ludique – 1435 St-Alexandre. #140. Montreal, QC
When: Friday May 24th, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:30 PM (EDT)
Doors/Lunch: 12:00 // Talk: 12:30 // End: 1:30
Lunch will be offered. Please DO NOT arrive early.
Structuring Gaming Companies to Maximize the Return on an Eventual Sale and Common Issues in Sale Transactions – Tax, Financing & Commercial Considerations
Phil and Andy will offer an informal presentation on the kinds of issues that video gaming and special effects companies have to deal with in the event of a sale. Based on their experience from recent transactions, they will highlight the challenges that sellers will face in agreeing on a price and payment terms, as well as offer suggestions for structures that can be put in place at early stages to accommodate financing requirements, employee stock option plans and maximizing access to the capital gains exemption.
Places for the talk are limited, make sure you RSVP HERE!
Miller Thomson in Brief
Miller Thomson is a leading full-service Canadian law firm with 12 offices located throughout Canada, including one in Montréal, and more than 550 lawyers. Our extended geographic presence in Canada’s key economic hubs is unparalleled among other national firms. This puts us in close proximity to our clients and enables us to draw upon the expertise of our team of seasoned professionals to cater to the specific needs of our clients.
Andrew Etcovitch | Partner, Miller Thomson
Andrew Etcovitch practises in the areas of corporate tax, particularly in domestic and cross-border corporate financing, corporate reorganizations, and mergers and acquisitions. He is the National Lead of the Corporate Tax Group at Miller Thomson. Andrew also has broad experience in designing tax-efficient ownership structures for owner-managed businesses. Within the scope of his practice, Andrew has represented clients in regard to Revenu Québec and Canada Revenue Agency tax audits.
Philipp Park | Partner, Miller Thomson
Philipp Park practises corporate-commercial law with a particular emphasis on acquisitions and divestitures, corporate reorganizations, and corporate finance. Philipp represents multinational corporations, private equity funds and startup companies in various sectors and his transactional experience includes domestic and cross-border corporate transactions. Philipp has significant experience in venture capital and private equity transactions and has also developed an expertise in the video game and information technology sectors.