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Mergers & Acquisitions

For many years, our lawyers and tax advisors have been providing advice successfully on M&A transactions as well as restructuring projects with a transaction focus.

Transactions always pose a special challenge and imply a complex task for all the parties involved. Our M&A lawyers are used to handling such challenge. They have comprehensive interdisciplinary expertise for legal and tax advice in connection with the acquisition and sale of companies.

We recommend targeted and practical solutions to you for all legal issues relating to transactions, we support you in taking your decision, and we give you advice and support until you achieved your goals.

SNP is a full-service law firm with in-depth knowledge especially of the sectors health/pharma, biotechnology, automotive, natural gas and electricity, plastics industry, chemicals, software/IT and real estate.

Focus on the client

Our M&A lawyers are happy to support you at each stage of the transaction, starting from the first considerations to the possible structuring of a potential transaction (e.g. succession issues) to the successful implementation of an acquisition or a sale. In case of need, of course, we also support you in the successful management of conflicts that may arise prior or subsequent to M&A transactions, e.g. the assertion of or defense against claims based on violations of guarantees under the corporate acquisition contract.

An experienced partner supports you personally as your contact person and heads a powerful team from the departments of the law firm specializing in the fields required for the respective transaction, including tax consulting and auditing.

In providing our services, the trustful cooperation with you - combined with the capacity to respond promptly and a special focus on the commercial outcome you expect from the transaction - is always at the center of our attention.

Our activity for you is always geared to find solutions in an efficient manner while keeping in mind the particularities of the respective transaction to  achieve the best possible negotiation result for you. Ultimately, our goal and aspiration is your satisfaction with our advice.

  • Acquisition and sale of companies
  • Structuring of M&A transactions (including tax structuring)
  • Shareholders' agreements and investment agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Financing
  • Consulting to the management on issues/requirements relating to M&A
  • Due diligence
  • Antitrust law
  • M&A disputes (pre or post-closing)
  • Post-M&A structuring


Guidebook "Acquisition of a company - a guide to bying and selling"