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Mergers & Acquisitions

Whether our clients want to expand their business or need support in managing a crisis, our broad range of experience in numerous sectors, coupled with our interdisciplinary teams, forms the basis for the transaction’s success. We advise on mergers, the purchase and sale of companies, friendly and hostile takeovers, auctions, private equity and venture capital transactions, spin-offs, restructurings, work-outs, management buy-outs, shareholder agreements, and joint ventures. We assist in national, international, and cross-border transactions.

"Very good transaction handling and international experience."
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Our key areas of activity are:

  • Developing the ideal transaction structure and suitable negotiation processes
  • Performing due diligence, on both the buyer and seller sides
  • Drawing up and negotiating contracts or other transaction documents
  • Providing advice in connection with public takeovers (including offers to acquire, exchange offers, takeover bids, hostile takeovers, mergers, squeeze-outs and delistings)
  • Advising on share buyback programmes
  • Developing defensive strategies to ward off unwanted takeover advances or factual control of shareholder groups
  • Advising on shareholders' rights (such as submission of agenda items, contesting AGM resolutions or special audit issues)
  • Obtaining authorisations from the responsible authorities
  • Providing support with regard to enforcing and implementing agreements
  • Providing interdisciplinary advice on issues relating to the law on antitrust, merger control, tax, social security, environmental protection, employment, foreign nationals, data protection, intellectual property, and real estate

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