Ian Manson

Partner, Tax - International Tax

KPMG in Canada

Ian has extensive experience in Canadian, domestic and international tax, advising and assisting multinationals. His areas of specialization are cross-border financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and disposition planning.

Ian’s industry focus is on mergers, acquisitions, effective tax rate management and financing strategies for large Canadian, U.S. and foreign-based private-equity, multinationals and financial institutions.

International tax planning, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, tax efficient group financing, tax efficient IP utilization and ETR planning mainly in outbound scenarios, cash management, repatriation strategies, and corporate reorganizations

  • Cross-border financing structures and investment strategies
  • International and Domestic Reorganizations
  • Establishment of optimal holding company structures
  • Restructuring of foreign operations including liquidations, wind-ups and mergers
  • Cash repatriation strategies
  • Tax Structuring of Domestic and International Operations
  • Paid up capital structuring strategies
  • Auto Parts
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Food, Drink and Consumer Goods
  • Hotel Franchisees and Franchisors
  • International Tax
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Transactions
  • Bachelor of Computer Science, University of British Columbia

  • Master of Science in Taxation, Golden Gate University, San Francisco

  • Certified Public Accountant of Canada – British Columbia

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Illinois

  • US Corporate Tax