M&A

Switzerland: Company Purchase and Sale
Сompany acquisition  in Switzerland has many undeniable advantages. This is the best option for the fastest possible start of business activities in Europe. Buying shares or assets is the most common way to acquire a...
Holland: DD of M&A Deals
DD of M&A transactions in Holland is usually done for verifying: ownership rights; IPR; agreements involving the use of 3rd parties’ IPR; IPR violations; pending IPR lawsuits; security interests established due to litigation; agreements related...
Holland: M&A Deals
Normally, M&A transactions in Holland are structured as asset or share sales The legal basis for such transactions is laid in the DCC. Concluding M&A deals in Holland requires compliance with Dutch or EU competition...
Republic of Costa Rica: Regulation of M&A Deals
Normally, concluding an M&A deal in Costa Rica begins with executing an LOI or MOU. Also, it involves discussing terms under which DD of an M&A deal in Costa Rica will be taking place. Usually,...
Federative Republic of Brazil: M&A
Normally, acquiring a private company in the Federative Republic of Brazil involves concluding an agreement for purchase of a target entity’s assets/stakes. M&A deals in the Republic of Brazil commence with executing an MOU, LOI...
Peru: Technical DD
Legal DD of M&A transactions in the Republic of Peru places a heavy emphasis on the validity & applicability of IP rights and the effectiveness of technological assets. Conducting an M&A transaction in the Republic...
Luxembourg: Private M&A Transactions
Planning to start mergers and acquisitions in Luxembourg? This could be a well-tailored plan as part of your growth strategy. Some of the largest and successful companies in the world were born out of mergers...
Austria: Due Diligence Before Buying a Company
Before making the final decision to buy a company in Austria, the buyer usually conducts a due diligence procedure for the object in which he/she is interested. This is a very important part of the...
Canada: Private M&A
This article will be relevant for those planning to purchase shares or assets of a private company in Canada or sell a company in this jurisdiction. Acquiring private properties in Canada requires careful negotiation and...
Italy: M&A
Acquiring & selling companies in the Republic of Italy is usually done through negotiations between sellers & purchasers. In the majority of cases, purchasers & sellers are LLCs or JSCs.  Normally, acquiring an enterprise in...
Japan: M&A
An interesting trend has emerged over the past year in the Japanese M&A market, with increasingly more investors putting money in R&D companies. They are willing to spend large sums of money & aren’t afraid...
Private M&A Deals in HK
Private M&A deals in HK are a common process. Insurance companies and licensed securities brokerage firms continue to be in high demand as acquisition targets in this jurisdiction. By acquiring part or all of the...
Japan: M&A Deals
Buying a company in Japan involves selling & purchasing its business by concluding a deal between sellers & buyers. Acquiring companies’ shares in Japan is a transaction in which only a portion of a company’s...
Turkey: DD of Private M&A Transactions
A thorough & proper investigation of all legal, financial & tax issues is an integral part of DD of M&A transactions in Turkey. Sometimes, commercial DD is performed as well, especially when it comes to...
Singapore: DD of M&A Transactions
By conducting DD in Singapore potential purchasers can assess target companies’ legal & commercial status, including its readiness to sign an M&A agreement in the Republic of Singapore. DD is performed by duly qualified financial...
Great Britain: Regulation of Private M&A Deals
Planning on conducting an M&A deal in Great Britain? Looking for information on the specifics of M&A regulation in England? Then what follows below will definitely be of interest to you. How Private M&A Transactions...
South Africa: Private M&A Specifics
When the buyer is reluctant to make a choice about which assets to acquire and which obligations to assume, then such a transaction to acquire a private company in South Africa is structured as a...
Spain: M&A Deals
How do privately-held companies, businesses & assets get bought & sold? The most common way of buying or selling privately-held companies, businesses or assets in Spain involves directly purchasing or selling stakes of companies owning...
Due Diligence of Techno M&A in Peru
Due to the rapid growth of technology, due diligence of intellectual property has become an integral part of modern M&A transactions. Intellectual property ownership is becoming a key reason to initiate M&A deals in Peru...
Ecuador: M&A Legislation
All those planning on concluding an M&A deal in Ecuador should keep in mind the recently introduced procedure which significantly speeds up the M&A process. Let’s have a closer look at the key aspects of...
Netherlands: Due Diligence in Private M&A
This blog post is dedicated to the details of due diligence in private M&A deals for Dutch companies. Company transparency can have a very important impact on its cost. In
France: Due Diligence in Techno M&A
M&A transactions in the EU and other jurisdictions are usually accompanied by due diligence of the company that is the subject of the agreement. This blog post describes the specifics of legal due diligence in...
India: Due Diligence in Technological M&A
This post focuses on the emerging peculiarities of M&A and will help you understand the intricacies of due diligence for technology mergers and acquisitions in India. In this country, as in many others, the past...
Dutch M&A Regulation
A distinctive feature of the Netherlands has always been a comfortable business environment, openness to innovation, and a favorable investment climate. Another compelling advantage is the ease of entry into the EU market, which is...
Portugal: Concluding M&A Deals
Structured similarly to the US & Great Britain, M&A transactions in Portugal involve four basic steps, such as: buying assets of companies in Portugal; conducting transactions with shares; conducting M&A transactions in Portugal. transferring a...
Sweden: M&A Regulation
The Kingdom of Sweden ranks high on the list of countries with the most favorable conditions for doing business. And one of the reasons for this is, undoubtedly, Swedish laws. In fact, M&A regulation in...
Czech Republic: DD of Technological M&A Deals
Planning on acquiring a business in the Czech Republic but don’t know where to start? Actually, it’s DD of M&A transactions in the Czech Republic that you should be considering first. So why not take...
When Pandemic Ends: M&A in Singapore
The coronavirus pandemic in the world may end in December 2020. This is evidenced by the research of scientists from the Singapore University of Technology and Design. Although no one can make accurate forecasts, statements...
Acquiring a ready-made company in Hong Kong
If you intend to acquire a private company in Hong Kong, then first you need to familiarize yourself with the features of conducting such sales transactions in this country. In the case of buying and...
Obtaining Sensitive Information During Due Diligence
Due diligence is becoming increasingly popular among business owners and investors. How to protect yourself, your reputation and your assets during M&A transactions or investing? Due Diligence customers are usually companies that are buying business,...
Mergers Explained
Being about 1 company buying another, mergers & acquisitions usually result in the formation of a larger entity. Mergers (or takeovers) are usually divided into friendly ones, backflip ones & hostile ones. In this article,...
Acquisitions & Mergers Explained
An M&A deal is all about two, three or more companies consolidating to form a new entity. Typically, it involves numerous components, including corporate finance & asset purchases, that simplify this