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Structuring and executing modern M&A transactions can be difficult and highly complex – especially in multi-jurisdictional deals or in public company acquisitions

The Cross Border Acquisition Guide database offers a concise and practical overview of the key legal and regulatory issues to consider when structuring and executing complex M&A transactions, especially multi-jurisdictional deals. The database allows you to view tailored reports covering the key issues in the public and/or private sphere and create a summary comparative table containing brief details of the M&A rules in relevant jurisdictions.

The guide is accessible 24 hours a day and is set out in a clearly structured and readable format which will enable you to find the answer to your query easily. It is updated quarterly by our global M&A team and is supported by our dedicated on-line services team. The guide provides contact details which will direct you to the relevant members of our global M&A team if you are looking for more involved advice.

There are various ways to use the guide, such as:

  • You can quickly produce a tailored report covering the key issues in the public and/or private sphere when planning M&A in your choice of up to 19 key jurisdictions
  • You can effortlessly produce a summary comparative table containing very brief details of the M&A rules in relevant jurisdictions, which are hyperlinked to more detailed information
  • You can instantly create a comprehensive guide to the M&A rules in a particularly country