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Corporate/M&A

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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.

Whatever your size, a large publicly listed company or a small privately owned business, CMS Luxembourg can adapt its services to your business model and 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. 

One of our strengths is being an active part of CMS, with its international team of more than 750 corporate lawyers in over 35 countries worldwide. It allows us to assist you in all aspects of corporate law and M&A, both domestically and internationally.  

Our cross-border teams consist of experts from all practice areas and sectors such as banking, energy, infrastructure, insurance, 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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    Corporate - M&A

    Our M&A teams covers the broad range of Luxembourg corporate work, including M&A, capital markets, acquisition finance, joint ventures, private equity, corporate litigation and merger control, as well as assisting you in both national and cross-border transactions, both private and public.

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    Corporate Strategy

    The Corporate Strategy and Legal Engineering Group advises on three areas of practices, including:

    • Directors, executive committees and shareholders
    • Intra-group transactions
    • Re-organisation of companies and groups

    We assist board of directors, executive committees and shareholders in their strategic decisions (such as increase of capital, negotiations with new investors, family transmission…) and for the day-to-day issues (corporate governance, corporate housekeeping, management agreement, liability...) Our approach is practical and pragmatic in relation to our clients’ business. 

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