Mergers, acquisitions and business successions (civil)

Our attorneys at BvdV are regularly called in to assist in mergers, business successions, and takeovers. We provide assistance to both sellers and buyers in such processes. BvdV is equally able to assist regarding performance of due diligence and will, naturally, prepare any takeover documentation. BvdV’s added value lies in the tax and civil law expertise we can offer in takeover processes.

Mergers, acquisitions or business succession: assistance from A to Z

BvdV provides assistance in mergers, acquisitions and business successions from first contact with the potential target or potential candidate. Our specialists will assist you in determining the best takeover structure you want and need. Any subsequent organisation of the financing of the takeover will be in goods hands with our Financing & Securities team. We regularly set up partnerships with a view to a takeover or a joint venture. Prior to any proposed sale, we will also assist in getting your company ready for that sale.

Our attorneys will also assist and supervise any the organisation of employee participation, management buy-outs or buy-ins. BvdV also regularly assists in setting up joint ventures.

Following the drawing up of the plans, we prepare a robust letter of intent, after which due diligence is executed and contractual negotiations can begin. BvdV’s legal team is keen to be of assistance regarding any due diligence and will also draw up any takeover documents for you. We will also advise on the documentation of the other party and will help guide negotiations to a successful conclusion.

BvdV’s added value: strong on tax law and civil law

When dealing with mergers, acquisitions and company successions, our attorneys will always work alongside a tax adviser who has specific knowledge and experience in this field. This exceptional partnership means you have a comprehensive takeover team from a single firm at your side. if you would like to find out more about the tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions and company succession, then please click here.