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Joint ventures & Strategic alliances


CMS has substantial experience in advising companies and organizations on various joint ventures including all sorts of alliances, strategic joint ventures, project joint ventures and partnerships.

Our lawyers help you to invest or engage in joint ventures to:

  • identify the financing, tax and governance objectives
  • determine the proper legal and tax structure for your investment or the project concerned
  • implement the joint venture by preparing all necessary contracts, ensuring that all terms and conditions are tightly defined, and assisting in the incorporation and registration of all entities required for the transaction.
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24 March 2021
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CMS ad­vises Green Gir­affe on its joint ven­ture with Daiwa Se­cur­it­ies
CMS has ad­vised Green Gir­affe on the dis­pos­al of 50% of its shares to Daiwa Se­cur­it­ies. This joint ven­ture will al­low Green Gir­affe to com­bine forces with Daiwa Se­cur­it­ies' ad­vis­ory busi­ness, DC Ad­vis­ory...
June 2018
Sun­rise’s CHF 500m Swiss Towers sale lights up M & A mar­ket
In one of the most pres­ti­gi­ous deals in the Swiss M&A mar­ket last year, a cross-bor­der CMS team ad­vised Sun­rise, the num­ber two Swiss tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions op­er­at­or, on the sale of Swiss Towers AG for...
Deutsche Beteili­gungs AG ad­vised by CMS on selling its shares in ProXES...
Private equity firm Deutsche Beteili­gungs AG (DBAG) and its DBAG Fund V are ex­it­ing their in­vest­ment in the ProXES Group, a lead­ing pro­vider of pro­cess tech­no­logy to the food in­dustry, by selling their...
CMS ad­vises FD Me­dia­groep on its in­vest­ment in Springest
CMS has ad­vised FD Me­dia­groep on its ac­quis­i­tion of a stra­tegic in­terest in Springest.Springest - in­cor­por­ated in 2008 - is a com­par­is­on and book­ing site for study pro­grams, e-learn­ing and train­ers and...
CMS ad­vises As­tra Rail on es­tab­lish­ing joint ven­ture with Green­bri­er Europe
US-based freight wag­on man­u­fac­turer The Green­bri­er Com­pan­ies, Inc. and its Ro­mani­an coun­ter­part, As­tra Rail, are form­ing a joint ven­ture in Europe. Once the trans­ac­tion has been com­pleted, Green­bri­er...
CMS ad­vises Amer­ic­an Ex­press Com­pany on the sep­ar­a­tion of the Glob­al Busi­ness...
CMS ad­vised Amer­ic­an Ex­press Com­pany on mat­ters of Dutch law in re­la­tion to the sep­ar­a­tion of the Glob­al Busi­ness Travel op­er­a­tions in­to a Dutch hold­ing struc­ture and the en­ter­ing in­to a joint ven­ture...
CMS ad­vises CM-CIC Cap­it­al Fin­ance on the ac­quis­i­tion of a par­ti­cip­a­tion...
CMS has ad­vised CM-CIC Cap­it­al Fin­ance on the ac­quis­i­tion of a minor­ity stake in Primus for an amount of € 20 mil­lion, along­side con­trolling share­hold­er Andlinger, an in­ter­na­tion­al private in­vest­ment...
CMS ad­vises Holcim on the sale of shares and en­ter­ing in­to a joint ven­ture
CMS ad­vised Holcim Beton­pro­duc­ten B.V. on split­ting-off of vari­ous activ­it­ies. In ad­di­tion, CMS ad­vised Holcim Neder­land B.V. on the sale of its shares in Holcim Beton­pro­duc­ten B.V. and ac­com­plish­ing...
CMS ad­vises Holcim and Basalt on in­ter­na­tion­al joint ven­ture
CMS has ad­vised Holcim Grond­stof­fen B.V. and Basalt Uni­on GmbH on their entry in­to an in­ter­na­tion­al joint ven­ture. Holcim Grond­stof­fen B.V. and Basalt Uni­on GmbH have de­cided to com­bine their sales and...