Mergers and acquisitions

Merger and acquisition transactions (M&A) are complicated and often long-lasting undertakings of an immense business importance. Support from experts saves time and capital. It also significantly reduces the risk of error.

 

Smooth and safe handling of an M&A transaction requires perfect professional preparation and client-oriented approach with full involvement. This is the manner in which we provide our services – also in case of foreign acquisitions, so as to meet expectations of our business clients. Excellent knowledge of the nature of our Client’s operations and accurate identification of business expectations towards the transaction are the key issues we focus on.

 

We target our services to private investors as well as investment funds and corporate groups, both on the level of stock exchange transactions and Private Equity-type investments. We offer assistance to sellers and buyers. We provide comprehensive advice at each stage of the process – from pre-trade preparation of the company or assets to closing the transaction.

Business analysis of the situation, partnership-based cooperation and taking advantage of daring solutions which stand out beyond the well-known patterns. For many years now, our Clients have appreciated the approach we take, entrusting us with transactions of key importance.

Main fields of activity:

  • Assistance in selecting the transaction model (with particular focus on tax aspects;
  • Consulting in the process of obtaining funds for the transaction;
  • Due diligence enquiries of companies and enterprises;
  • Preparation of intent letters, takeover bids and investment contracts;
  • Drafting of contracts and participating in negotiations on agreements for disposal of shares, stocks and enterprises or organised parts of the enterprise (SPA);
  • Legal advisory services in leveraged buyout transactions (LBO) and management buyout transactions (MBO, MBI);
  • Assistance in n privatisation processes.
  • Implementation of restructuring processes in corporate groups – such as mergers, transformations and divisions of companies;
  • Obtaining permissions from antitrust authorities to execute concentrations and other authorizations or public law permits.

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