Mergers / Acquisitions (M&A)

Focus on detail, an efficient business approach, and much more defines RELEVANS Law Firm’s team of transaction lawyers, who provide legal services in M&A. Over the years, we have been involved in a large number of significant acquisitions, whether in the form of a share deal, asset deal, transfers of undertakings or parts of them, mergers (by amalgamation, merger or cross-border mergers), joint ventures and other M&A forms. We provide legal advice in the implementation of domestic and foreign investors’ investment plans in the most diverse segments of the market. Our clients include strategic investors, banks, financial groups, domestic and foreign companies, as well as private individuals.

M&A legal services include, in particular:

  • Legal due diligence
  • Advice on arranging the structure of transactions
  • Preparation of transaction documentation
  • Representing clients in negotiations, conducting negotiations
  • Legal support and advice in the financing of transactions
  • Active cooperation with tax, financial and other professional advisers
  • Advice on competition law issues (concentration)
  • Analyses of mergers, acquisitions, and related issues
  • Advice on the implementation of transactions and the post-transaction arrangement of a company
  • Representation in related proceedings before administrative authorities and public institutions

Selected reference transactions:

  • Legal advice for a seller when selling a share in Energetický a průmyslový holding
  • Comprehensive legal advice for a buyer when acquiring the EUROVEA multi-purpose project
  • Comprehensive legal advice for a buyer when acquiring the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Košice
  • Comprehensive legal advice for an investment fund when buying BENESTRA, a leading provider of telecommunication services in Slovakia
  • Legal advice for a financial holding upon the entry of a foreign investor into the holding and upon the increase of the foreign investor’s share in the financial holding
  • Comprehensive legal advice for a seller when selling several business and administrative centres to a major Slovak real estate investor
  • Comprehensive legal advice for several sellers when selling a portfolio of logistics centres in Devínska Nová Ves in Bratislava, Nitra and Trnava to a major foreign investor  – CTP Group
  • Legal advice for the seller Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia in relation to the preparation of contractual documents concerning the sale of a part of the vehicle fleet – rail wagons to the successful bidder
  • Comprehensive legal advice for a shareholder in relation to the deposition of a part of the undertaking of a parent company involved in waste management in the subsidiary’s registered capital and the subsequent transfer of the business interest
  • Comprehensive legal advice for a purchaser when buying companies from Ballymore Group, which owns large attractive lands in Bratislava
  • Comprehensive legal advice for a strategic investor in relation to its investment and the conclusion of a shareholder agreement and investment in a start-up company
  • Comprehensive legal advice for companies operating in retail and flats in relation to their merger