The changing landscape of financing U.S.-Canada cross-border transactions

LIVE WEBCAST | January 25, 2023

Authored by RSM Canada

Event overview

Unlike domestic U.S. transactions, cross-border transactions can introduce an additional layer of complexity. In particular, U.S. buyers seeking to acquire Canadian targets often need to navigate several potential issues leading up to closing and during the holding period. Recent legislative changes in Canada have also made it even more complicated to hold a Canadian target. 

Join us as we discuss:

  • Potential benefits of utilizing a Canadian acquisition company to acquire a Canadian target
  • Impact of the Canadian thin capitalization rules on cross-border financing
  • Navigating changes to U.S. debt limitations
  • Impact of withholding taxes during the holding period
  • Hybrid structures and issues associated with the repatriation of cash
  • Implications of Canada’s proposed EIFEL rules


  • Mitch Siegel | Partner | RSM Canada

  • Michael Joseph | Partner | RSM US

    Michael is a partner in the M&A tax practice of RSM Canada where he is actively building a team of first choice advisors that service middle market clients globally.

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  • Marino Jeyarajah | Partner | RSM Canada

    Marino Jeyarajah is a Tax Partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions Tax group and has over twelve years of experience advising clients on a wide range of tax and financial issues relevant to their businesses. His experience includes a wide range of businesses, from small private companies to large multinational corporations.

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Event details

Date and time

Wed, Jan 25, 2023

Recorded, watch anytime

Intended audience

Tax and finance directors, VPs of Tax, CFOs, private equity dealmakers


60 minutes

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