Legal M&A

Takeovers, mergers, divestments: Identifying and avoiding legal risks related to transactions

Digitisation is linking more closely than ever before considerations related to strategy, operations and legal. How can companies and other organisations recognise and avoid legal risks when buying, selling or taking over part of a business?

The Sale & Purchase Agreement (SPA) is at the heart of every deal, but what does it involve? What are the advantages of a locked-box structure compared to closing account? How can the management team protect itself – particularly when it comes to liability? And what are the real benefits of Warranty & Indemnity insurance?

Creating a competitive advantage for our clients

We’ve got the answers you’re looking for. The experienced team of M&A lawyers, transactions specialists, tax and finance experts at PwC Germany are part of the world’s largest international legal network. Our advice supports our clients with legal knowledge, industry expertise and M&A experience to make national and international transaction projects a success. We’re your partner for every form of transaction: Our interdisciplinary setup gives us a clear advantage because our team is able to focus on both tax and business-related considerations as well as legal topics.

Comprehensive consultancy for your deal: From planning through to execution and integration

We help you achieve your goals by providing a comprehensive range of services from a single source. Our clients can access our specific knowledge, our longstanding experience and our international network at any time. We provide advice before the transaction by supporting with legal due diligence, and also offer our support with developing a plan for buying or selling a company or business area. During the implementation phase, we can represent your company in contract negotiations and develop the comprehensive documentation you need. We accompany you throughout the entire process, from due diligence through to closing and integration. Are you planning a transaction? Get in touch with our team.

“Legal M&A” is part of our transaction process. An overview of all our transaction processes you can find here.

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Erik Hummitzsch

Erik Hummitzsch

Member of the Management Board, Deal Advisory Leader and Co-Leader Consulting Solutions, PwC Germany