Ian Manson

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
Areas of expertise
Auto Parts Energy and Natural Resources Food, Drink and Consumer Goods Hotel Franchisees and Franchisors International Tax Mergers and acquisitions Real Estate Transactions
Education and qualifications
  • 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

Other Experience
  • US Corporate Tax

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