Transaction law / M&A

Transaction law / M&A

In today’s dynamic business environment, companies are taking advantage of changing markets to expand through acquisitions and joint ventures, resulting in economies of scale. This requires an efficient and well-considered acquisition and post-acquisition process. Meanwhile, transactions are becoming more complex, so investors need access to high-quality legal advice and support, helping them to manage the deal effectively.

True dealmakers with a different mindset

The EY Law M&A team advises on all issues in respect of mergers and acquisitions. We provide a full scope of M&A transaction services to a broad range of clients. From directors and minority or majority shareholders to large and medium-sized, national or multinational, private or listed corporations.

We are true dealmakers, aiming to achieve the best possible deal for our clients. We understand that, as well as being targeted, our advice and services must also align with your wider business objectives. We invest time in getting to know our clients, their business and their business objectives. Combined with our in-depth knowledge of specific sectors, this enables us to look beyond the legal aspects. As a result, our approach is personal, hands-on, entrepreneurial, pragmatic, proactive and client-oriented.

Our experienced professionals aim to offer you practical, tailor-made and creative solutions.

Our multidisciplinary approach

Not only can we rely on colleagues in corresponding offices around the globe when it comes to complex international transactions, but we can also draw upon the vast business network of EY with in-depth tax and financial expertise. We build strong and experienced teams that offer you a multidisciplinary service.

Our M&A lawyers are used to working in international and multi-disciplinary project teams with foreign lawyers and other specialists. This enables us to share information efficiently and to handle the full range of issues that can arise in a corporate transaction. Our multidisciplinary approach saves you time and money.

Whatever the size of the deal, you benefit from the diversity of our experience and our integrated approach.

Our expertise

In today’s markets, the recent past is no longer a good indicator for the present or the future. Every deal is different. Our comprehensive range of legal services, expertise and proven track results help you reach your transaction goals quickly, efficiently and with maximum value. We help ideas to become real and we make deals happen. Our seasoned M&A team offers complete end-to- end transaction advice and support, including the following:

  • Buy- or sell side due diligence;
  • Share deals and asset deals;
  • Complex international M&A projects;
  • Real estate transactions;
  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins;
  • Shareholders’ agreements and joint ventures;
  • Venture capital and private equity;
  • Carve-out and separation;
  • Distressed M&A, insolvency and restructuring;
  • Acquisition finance structures; and
  • Post-acquisition implementation and integration.