Public M&A

Takeover bids can give rise to significant challenges for the parties involved, who are often compelled to make swift decisions on complex issues. The decisions often draw the attention of shareholders, the media and other interested parties. This is where the assistance of legal advisers with extensive experience advising on similar projects is required.

Gernandt & Danielsson’s public M&A practice is rated in the top tier in both domestic and international rankings thanks to our many years’ experience acting for bidders, target companies, shareholders and financial backers in the largest and most complex transactions. This experience enables us to provide specialist expertise on matters such as mandatory offers, the terms and conditions of the offer, generally accepted practices, dealing with foreign shareholders, agreements with large shareholders, due diligence, defence measures by the target company, prospectuses, squeeze out of minority shareholders, etc. We also act for clients on matters involving supervisory authorities and the Swedish Securities Council. We have substantial experience of cross-border matters in public M&A transactions.

Our clients often testify to the value of Gernandt & Danielsson’s excellent project management skills, high level of service and senior attention in public M&A projects. Several of our lawyers are ranked highly within the area and partner Dick Lundqvist is also a member of the Swedish Securities Council.

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