Merges & Acquisitions

The law firm ZSCHUNKE has outstanding expertise in assisting international clients with their M&A projects on the French, German and Italian market.

The expertise of the French, German and Italian lawyers of ZSCHUNKE Avocats / Rechtsanwälte / Avvocati encompasses in particular:

  • Legal due diligence
  • Risk analysis
  • Conduct of the negotiations (Non-disclosure agreement, LOI)
  • Drafting of the transaction-related deeds (SPA, shareholder agreements, de-mergers, split-ups and spin-offs, asset and liability warranties, structuring of management and control bodies evision of Memorandum and Articles of Association, etc.)
  • Appointment of corporate officers
  • Company formalities, legal secretarial services
  • Reorganisation measures

Their solid experience of different judicial systems, together with their proficiency in several languages and familiarity with diverse business cultures, enables the international lawyers at ZSCHUNKE to consider the different aspects of law having an impact on M&A transactions. This, in turn, affords the team a global view of the economic and legal aspects that may affect the operation as a whole.

If necessary, ZSCHUNKE Avocats / Rechtsanwälte / Avvocati brings in international accounting and tax specialists.

The firm frequently works on cross-border transactions, in cooperation with leading independent firms in other countries, selected on their ability to carry out the client’s goals in the most effective manner, depending on the issue at hand.

Often, the firm ensures the coordination of the various foreign firms involved