Articles by Felicity Iredale
Felicity specialises in advising clients in the health, community, disability, aged care, education and not-for-profit sectors. She has experience in establishing collaboration and partnership arrangements for organisations within the sector, including drafting MOUs, establishing consortiums and incorporated and unincorporated joint ventures.
She also regularly advises on constitution reform, governance advice and not-for-profit mergers and amalgamations.
Navigating NFP Mergers: A Transfer of Business or Control
Mergers between not-for-profit (NFP) organisations are becoming increasingly common due to the current challenging economic and regulatory landscape. For some, it can provide an opportunity to better serve communities. For others, it’s the sole option for survival. Structuring a merger to suit the needs of the organisation is paramount. Merger implementation can have significant consequences for the entities involved, such as tax or funding implications. This article explores what a NFP merger is, the most common options to structure a merger and some tips and tricks to set your merger up for success.