Private Mergers and Acquisitions Global Guide

Global insight from leading lawyers in comparative guides to the law worldwide

The Private Mergers and Acquisitions Global Guide provides country-specific Q&A guides on private acquisitions law and practice worldwide. The Q&A guides aim to give a structured overview of the key practical issues, including corporate entities and acquisition methods, preliminary agreements, main documents, warranties and indemnities, acquisition financing, signing and closing, tax, employees, pensions, competition and environmental issues.

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Private Mergers and Acquisitions Market Analysis Country Q&A

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Belgium Astrea
Colombia Cardenas & Cardenas Abogados
France Pinsent Masons France LLP
Indonesia ABNR Law
Norway Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma
Romania DLA Piper
Slovenia Law firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners
United Arab Emirates Clyde & Co LLP

Private Mergers and Acquisitions Country Q&A

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Argentina JP O'FARRELL Abogados
Australia Nexus Law Group
Austria Schindler and Partners
Belgium Van Bael & Bellis
Bermuda BeesMont Law Limited
Bosnia and Herzegovina Karanovic & Nikolic
Brazil Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados
British Virgin Islands Maples and Calder
China Zhong Lun Law Firm
Colombia Cardenas & Cardenas Abogados
Croatia Odvjetnici (attorneys at law) in association with Karanovic & Nikolic
Finland Waselius & Wist
France Pinsent Masons France LLP
Germany Hogan Lovells
India ALMT Legal
Ireland A&L Goodbody
Israel Yigal Arnon & Co.
Japan Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Luxembourg Luther
Macedonia Karanovic & Nikolic
Montenegro Karanovic & Nikolic
Norway Aabø-Evensen & Co Advokatfirma
Oman Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co
Puerto Rico Ferraiuoli LLC
Romania DLA Piper
Russian Federation FBK Legal
Serbia Karanovic & Nikolic
Singapore Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee
Slovenia Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners
South Africa Norton Rose Fulbright
South Korea Lee & Ko
Sweden Hamilton Advokatbyrå KB
Switzerland Walder Wyss Ltd
Turkey Çiğdemtekin Dora Çakırca Arancı Law Office
UK (England and Wales) Shearman & Sterling LLP
Ukraine CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
United Arab Emirates Clyde & Co LLP
United States Baker & Hostetler LLP
Member Job Title and Organisation
Jacques Buhart Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Bruno Cova Partner, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker (Europe)
Richard Godden Partner, Linklaters
Beat Hess Deputy Chairman of the Board directors, Holcim ltd
José Francisco Mateu Istúriz General counsel, Terra Networks, SA.
Ole Ramsby Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Novo Nordisk A/S
Wolfgang Schneider Vice President, Legal, Governmental and Environmental Affairs, Ford Europe
Mario Siragusa Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Peter Vandeghinste In-house competition counsel, Nestlé
Albert Jan van den Berg Partner, Hanotiau & van den Berg
Alan Whitfield Legal Director, Steria
Nils Grafstrom Chairman of the management board, Veracel Celulose S/a
Ralph Wollburg Partner, Linklaters


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