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Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options such as non-bank lending or through equity investment, our experts offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice. Having lawyers who think and act beyond their traditional role and seek to add value can help you secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Our international team of more than 700 corporate lawyers in over 33 countries worldwide can assist you in all aspects of corporate law and M&A, both domestically and internationally.

Whatever your size, a large publicly listed company or a small privately owned business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations. Our cross-border teams consist of experts from all practice areas and sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, lifesciences, real estate and construction, hotels and leisure, technology and media. This allows us to understand your specific issues for a transaction and provide you with advice within context, saving time and money and allows us to pinpoint your real commercial issues and risks in a transaction.

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CMS European M&A Study 2017


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22 March 2017
CMS European M&A Study: M&A robust in 2016 and con...
CMS European M&A Study 2017
CMS advises capiton on the acquisition of a majori...
Emerging Europe M&A Report 2016/17
Helen Rodwell
M&A market in Central-Eastern Europe boasts its hi...
UK and Asian investors increasingly active in the...
Investors eye opportunities in Europe amid uncerta...
Into the unknown: European M&A Outlook 2016
A study of European M&A activity
25 -08-2016
CMS advises on sale of Broetje Automation GmbH
CMS advises CBL in acquisition of SFS
CMS acts as counsel for CBL Corporation Limited in...
Shareholder Activism: A European Perspective
CMS Annual Review 2015-2016
Delivering legal expertise to transform your busin...
CMS advises Capcellence Mittelstandspartner on acq...
CMS advised Stabilus on the acquisition of ACE, Ha...
Liability of Holding Companies
Dr. Thomas Meyding
CMS advises Brenntag on acquisition of Leis Polyt...
March 2016
CMS European M&A Study 2016
CMS advises SSE plc on the £355m sale of a 49.9% s...
Dr Kaspar Landolt, LL.M.
CMS advises the owners on the sale of SF-Filter Gr...