if T takes all of the stock of S in exchange for $24.73 in cash per share and did not make a Section 338
election. Assuming T issues bonds to raise the cash necessary to pay for the acquisition. Also Assuming S had 100 million shares outstanding.
1 Would this structure affect the tax basis in S assets relative to the offer
actually used? If so, by how much?
2.Why did T and S chose to structure the transaction this way?