Loyens & Loeff

Corporate / M&A

The challenges in today’s international markets, where regulations and business practices vary, are many. Whether you are buying, selling, partnering with or investing in a company, the success of mergers and acquisitions as growth strategy depends on getting the right answers to questions such as: What are the opportunities? What are the risks? What about compliance? What is a fair mechanism? Which structure is most effective? What are the legal implications?

What we can do for you

Drawing on expertise across our firm, Loyens & Loeff’s fully integrated teams are ready to assist you in successfully executing even the most complex acquisitions, mergers or divestitures. Our lawyers assist you through all stages of a transaction from deal origin to business integration.

Whether you are looking to grow your business, add a new line to your existing activities, or strengthen your position in challenging economic times, we address your specific requirements with cost-efficient solutions. Our clear, no-nonsense approach is applied to a variety of key areas, including M&A exits, co-investments, joint ventures and secondary offerings as well as all aspects of public takeovers.

We understand that your corporate M&A requirements will draw on a wide range of expertise. That is why our teams are multi-disciplinary, solution-based and client-centered, working seamlessly with your company. Our international depth and reach support clients across the full range of M&A transactions, whether domestic or cross-border, with expertise in buy- and sell side due diligence procedures, SPA (Sale & Purchase Agreements) negotiations and arranging smooth closing of the transaction with our notary department, as well as developing transaction structures in your best interest

For more information, please contact one of our legal advisers directly.

What others say about the team

Chambers Europe: "Well-regarded practice acting on corporate and M&A deals, with specialist knowledge in private equity transactions. Client portfolio consists of various private equity houses. Well-resourced team regularly integrates its corporate and tax practices to fully advise on transactions, including on cross-border projects using its Benelux-wide presence. Recently gained Saica as a new client. Clients praise the "team of experienced professionals, who combine cross-border capabilities with a down-to-earth mentality," which serves to "create practical and workable solutions." According to clients, the lawyers "deliver quality and combine knowledge of the applicable law with strong negotiation skills." Advised Brocacef on the acquisition of Mediq Apotheken Nederland".

Legal 500: "Loyens & Loeff’s ‘very good’ practice is headed by Herman Kaemingk and Harmen Holtrop, both of whom are recommended by clients. Kaemingk acted for Coolblue on the sale of 20% of its shares to HAL Investments. Other clients include Egeria and KKR".