Baker & McKenzie's Global Private M&A Handbook
With cross-border M&A activity comprising over one-third of global M&A deals, Baker & McKenzie has launched the latest edition of its market-leading Global Private M&A Handbook App. The App covers the full transaction cycle in 43 countries, which were responsible for 93% of announced global M&A activity in 2015 by volume and 97% by value.
This freely downloadable application offers valuable insights into the impact of brand new and existing laws affecting deal structuring and private M&A generally, is current as of 1 September 2016, and gives dealmakers an overview of the key legal and regulatory M&A framework in each jurisdiction through all stages of the process, including:
• Common acquisition methods
• Choice of corporate vehicle
• Purchase agreement provisions
• Customary issues when negotiating acquisition agreements*
• Compliance issues
• Merger control
• Licensing requirements
• Tax considerations
• Employment law obligations
*Even the simplest deals can become complicated when trying to find common ground between countries that each have unique market practices resulting from complex legal and regulatory nuances. To help navigate this complexity, the App includes a detailed analysis of certain key provisions in typical purchase agreements.
This is one of the most comprehensive guides of its kind.