Mergers & Acquisitions

About

Acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures have always been an important strategic option for corporations, financial institutions and private equity investors. Our clients rely on our advice to help understand and assess these options and execute their most complex transactions. Our global depth and breadth support our clients in both their domestic deals and their most complex multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Clients value our innovative approach and high degree of individualized attention. Our goal is to deliver superior service, earn your trust and build our relationship. Together with our clients, we have been involved in a number of market “firsts”. Our knowledge and experience enable us to devise creative deal structures, win auctions, design acquisition and disposal programs and implement productive strategies for acquirers, sellers or acquisition targets.

Global presence, sector focus and cross-practice insight

Our clients include leading multinationals and other corporations, major commercial and investment banks, private equity funds, entrepreneurs and smaller visionaries. We help clients close deals across industries, especially:

  • Private equity
  • Financial institutions
  • Natural resources, including energy, oil and gas, metals and mining
  • Infrastructure
  • Technology, media and telecommunications
  • Healthcare and pharmaceuticals
  • Chemicals
  • Industrials
  • Real estate
  • Consumer

Our global footprint ensures we can counsel clients no matter where they are based. Our strong presence in developed and emerging markets and our ability to offer a distinct blend of US, UK and local law insight provide our clients unique perspective into legal implications and local market conditions.

We regularly collaborate with other top-tier practices within our Firm to bring our clients the best specialized knowledge and experience that is relevant to their transactions, most notably in antitrust, financing, tax, employee benefits, real estate, regulatory (CFIUS, national security, energy, financial services), intellectual property, restructuring and litigation.