Alain Pérusse

D.E.S.S. Fisc.



Phone: 514.934.3421
Address: 1981 McGill College, 11th Floor
Montréal, QC H3A 0G6


Retail, Manufacturing and Distribution

Alain Pérusse possesses more than 20 year of Canadian tax experience. He is a partner in Richter’s Canadian Core tax practice, with particular concentration in the areas of Mergers and Acquisitions and tax structuring matters. Prior to  recently joining Richter, he was a partner in the merger and acquisition team of a major accounting firm in Montreal and has advised numerous clients on corporate acquisitions or divestitures, restructurings or due diligence.

Alain has focused his practice on structuring purchase and sale transactions undertaken by both Canadian and non-residents of Canada, leading tax due diligence mandates in the context of business/ asset acquisitions, the reorganization of shareholdings of Canadian privately owned corporations as well as providing consultation services in all areas of Canadian income tax compliance matters for both private and public corporations and their executive team.

Fields of expertise

  • Tax due diligence
  • Structuring purchase and sale transaction
  • Reorganization and restructuring
  • Inbound and outbound structuring
  • Privatization


  • Retail
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Technology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Green energy
  • Media and entertainment

Professional and community involvement

  • Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF) - Member Since 1996
  • Canadian Tax Foundation - Member Since 1996

Academic background

  • Graduate Diploma in Taxation, Sherbrook University, 1996
  • B.Com, Accounting, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1995

Public recognition

  • Speaker. “Conquérir le marché Canadien. Adoptez la bonne stratégie ! ”, Salon des entrepreneurs, Paris, 2017
  • Speaker. “Mise à jour sur les réorganisations d’entreprises”, APFF annual convention, 2016
  • Speaker “ L’utilisation d’une fiducie dans le contexte d’une vente (pré-vente) d’une société privée”, Canadian Tax Foundation, Séminiare technique, 2015
  • Speaker. “Revenu protégé”, Canadian Tax Foundation, Séminaire technique, 2013
  • Speaker. “Réorganisation impliquant les sociétés de personnes”, APFF symposium, 2012
  • Speaker. “Actions privilégiées imposables et réorganisation”, APFF annual convention, 2008