Posted October 20, 2021

In the last 18 months, the governments of Canada and the United States have enacted changes to the tax rules in both countries that affect private equity firms, and businesses backed by private equity firms. Most recent changes have increased the tax burden or have the potential to do so. More changes have been announced as governments look to fund spending and the costs of programs implemented to address the pandemic. On October 20, panelists reviewed and discussed changes relevant to private equity firms and their businesses.


  • Jocelyn Blanchet, Partner, National Leader, M&A Tax, KPMG LLP (Canada)
  • Carla Hannemann, Partner, M&A Tax, KPMG LLP (Canada)
  • Tyler Orlowski, Managing Director, M&A Tax, KPMG LLP (US)

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