Mergers & Acquisitions
We, at KK Law, take pride in serving clients ranging from investment banks, companies and large corporate groups in merger and acquisition deals. Irrespective of the size of the deal, our focus always is clients’ benefit from our experience and handling. We advise on structuring mergers and acquisition including structuring issues, drafting transactional documents, etc. We also advise on Corporate and Security Law issues related to SEBI Takeover Code, listing and assist clients in compliance with regulatory requirements, government approvals, statutory filings etc. We advise companies on methods of restructuring including joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, demerger / spin-off a division into a separate company, buy-back of shares, leveraged buyouts, slump sale, reduction in share capital, winding-up and repatriation of the proceeds. We also advise on tax benefits available to companies after restructuring.
Due diligence for companies, before going for mergers and acquisitions including those of intellectual property rights, interests us a great deal. We draft Share Purchase Agreements, Shareholders Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Non-Compete and Non-Disclosure Agreement, Escrow Agreement, Stock Swap Agreement etc. We also draft scheme of arrangements for companies to be placed before High Courts. We assist our clients in cross border mergers and acquisitions in various sectors such as technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, construction, natural resources, financial institutions, consumer goods etc. These merger deals could be both- national and international.