Our lawyers specialise in corporate and tax law and advise and represent clients in all areas of M&A transactions, in particular:
Preparing the purchase of a company, examining the legal and tax structure at the seller’s side to exclude factors reducing the purchase price or triggering liability as far as possible before the actual sales process (purchaser due diligence).
Legal organisation of auction-based sales procedures in which several prospective buyers are approached simultaneously
Structuring and designing the transaction, e.g., advising on accompanying transformation measures and whether an asset deal (sale of the assets) or a share deal (sale of the shares) is preferable
Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating the transaction documentation, in particular, the company purchase agreement, especially the purchase price provisions
Tax optimisation of company acquisitions or sales
Representation in conflicts following corporate transactions
Legal and tax advice and structuring of subsequent integration processes concerning the acquired company (Post Merger Integration – PMI)