We advise and represent our clients in strategic corporate transactions, i.e. in the acquisition or sale of companies in their entirety or in parts in the form of asset or share deals or through restructuring, in mergers of companies, strategic partnerships, cooperations, joint ventures, succession arrangements, management buy-outs/buy-ins, etc. The advice covers all phases of an M&A transaction, including the initiative/preparation phase, the conclusion of binding confidentiality agreements and term sheets as non-binding preliminary agreements, the legal review of company organisation and contracts etc. with due diligence, support in the negotiations and drafting of contracts until their signing, the preparation and execution of the closing as well as the implementation phase (post-merger integration). The advice covers venture capital investments by financial investors, strategic investors, family offices and start-ups from the formation to the financing, also in the form of majority or minority shareholdings, management and employee shareholdings, up to the exit.
Our services include in particular:
- Due Diligence
- Advice and representation in asset and share deals
- structuring of joint ventures
- merger control
- Post-merger activities
- Advice and legal representation in guarantee and liability cases arising from company acquisitions