What Does a CEO/CFO Need to Know about an Inversion Transaction?

Over the last several months, a number of major U.S. corporations, including Walgreens most recently, have announced tentative plans to relocate their headquarters abroad. This complex practice, known as an “inversion transaction,” can significantly reduce corporate income tax liabilities for businesses. However, it’s also currently subject to increased levels of scrutiny from Congress, shareholders and the public. With the scope and number of these transactions on the rise, and with the issue now in the international spotlight, it’s increasingly important that retail and consumer products companies understand what exactly inversion involves, as well as its potential advantages and risks.

For these insights and more, read our latest BDO Knows Retail & Consumer Products Alert, and let us know your thoughts and questions in the comments section below.

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