AXIPITER’s “Mergers and Acquisitions – Company Law” department is involved in mergers and acquisitions, particularly during sales, external growth and build-ups, private equity, cash-out operations, as well as part of an LBO.

It benefits from recognized expertise in many sectors of activity: Industry, Services, Energy, IT, Health, NICT, Leisure, Real estate, Medico-social, Media, Financial management, Internet, Renewable energies, Aeronautics, Tourism, Sports, Food industry, Transport, Banks, Events, Education, etc.

It intervenes at all stages of a merger and acquisition transaction:

  • “Vendor Due Diligences” (VDD),
  • acquisition audits,
  • management of “KYC” and closings,
  • negotiation and drafting of documentation (confidentiality agreements or “NDA”, letters of intent or “LOI”, transfer protocols, asset and liability guarantees, subordination agreements, “corporate” of the transaction, etc.),
  • senior or mezzanine debt negotiation,
  • relations with stock market or competition authorities,
  • shareholders’ agreements,
  • optimization of recovery plans,
  • bank financing and “legal opinions”,
  • continuation or disposal plans,
  • takeover of ailing companies.