Mergers, Acquisitions & Transfers of Companies

BM Partners advises and assists its clients in connection with their domestic or cross-border acquisitions, external growths and businesses’ transfer.
BM Partners negotiates and develops in collaboration with its clients the legal documentation for this type of operations, including:

  • Legal operations’ timetable,
  • Exclusivity and confidentiality agreements,
  • Letters of intent,
  • Due-diligence reviews in corporate law,
  • Creation of acquisition holding companies,
  • Shares/Assets/Business Purchase Agreements,
  • Assets and liabilities guarantees,
  • Transitional agreements, etc…

Capital Investment

BM Partners advises its clients in buyouts, growth capital and venture capital transactions from the phases of design, analysis and structuring of the proposed transaction up until its completion.
BM Partners advises both investors and managers on all legal aspects of these operations, including:

  • Due-diligence reviews in corporate law,
  • Drafting and negotiation : letters of intent, heads of agreement, shareholders’ agreement, assets and liabilities guarantees, non-competition undertakings, unilateral good/bad leaver sales and purchase promises,
  • Capital increases and issues of complex securities (“valeurs mobilières complexes”),
  • Negotiations of financing documentation: financing contracts, subordination agreements, pledge agreements …
  • Post-acquisition/investment legal follow-up.

Assistance of executives/managers in their companies’ establishment, buyouts and spin-off operations

BM Partners assists companies’ executives/managers in:

  • The establishment of their companies,
  • The negotiation of their management packages (especially within the frame of LBO transactions),
  • Spin-Off : BM Partners assists its clients from the research of investors, the implementation of the transaction’s legal scheme, up until its final completion.

Restructuring of Corporate Groups

BM Partners assists companies in the implementation of their projects to rationalize their structures (mergers, demergers, partial transfers of assets, …)

Legal Assistance – Company Law

BM Partners provides companies with legal secretarial work, such as:

  • Establishment and transformation of companies,
  • Drafting of minutes for general meetings and executive bodies,
  • All legal documents relating to the modification of a companies’ articles of association and transfer of securities,
  • Increase and decrease of capital,
  • Issue of securities (preferred shares, convertible bonds, warrants for subscription to business creator shares, allocation of free shares…),
  • Intra-Group Agreements, etc…

Commercial Law

BM Partners assists its clients in the sale and acquisition of businesses.

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