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Dechert LLP

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

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What the team is known for

Advises financial investors and strategic clients on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and private equity deals. Recommended for international deals involving clients from the USA and East Asia. Also assists clients with shareholder investments, joint venture agreements, restructurings and reorganisations.

Strengths

One client says: "Dechert offered very professional services, great knowledge and deep understanding of the law and the business requirements. The work was also done in a very timely manner, especially under the time pressure associated with the negotiations."

Another client describes the firm as "fast, agile, flexible, highly international and professional, but also personal and friendly in the daily handling. This is important because in such a project you may have hourly phone calls every day and only a deep, trusting relationship can lead to project success."

Work highlights

Advised Berwind on its acquisition of innomatec Mess- und Schnellanschluss-Systeme and innomatec Test- und Sonderanlagen.

Notable practitioners

Federico Pappalardo demonstrates long-standing expertise in advising clients on shareholder matters, divestitures and acquisitions.

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Overview

Dechert represents buyers, sellers and advisers in sophisticated, complex mergers and acquisitions around the globe. Our deal portfolio includes public and private, negotiated and hostile and multi-million and multi-billion dollar transactions across scores of industries, including financial services, life sciences, healthcare, technology, industrial, consumer, retail, agribusiness, food and beverage, and travel and hospitality.

The M&A practice represents leading private equity firms, public and private companies, global investment advisers and major investment banks. Our imperatives are to structure financeable deals, carry out speed-to-market execution and protect clients’ interests in every transaction phase.

We plan, negotiate and execute the full range of public and private transactions:

  • Acquisitions
  • Divestitures/auctions
  • Joint ventures and collaborations
  • Leveraged buyouts/management buyouts
  • Tender and exchange offers
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Going private-transactions
  • Strategic alliances
  • Proxy contests
  • Special committee assignments
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions (e.g. bankruptcy)

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

Dechert LLP

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Location

Skygarden, Erika-Mann-Strasse 5

Munich

Bavaria

Germany

80636

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Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


Federico Pappalardo
Band 3