Negotiations and approval of M&A transaction

Before entering into merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, it is necessary to discuss all the terms and conditions in advance, draft all necessary documents and conduct a thorough check of the counterparty. The specialists’ support is especially necessary when it comes to a deal between large “players” of the market.

What does M&A transaction approval support service include?

  • Participation in negotiations between the seller and the buyer;
  • Preparation of non-disclosure agreement and agreement on how to conduct negotiations;
  • Preparation of letter of intent setting forth parties’ preliminary agreements;
  • Conducting legal and financial due diligence of the business or individual assets within the scope of the transaction;
  • Preparation of Disclosure Letter;
  • Structuring the transaction and developing a scheme for its implementation;
  • Analysis of tax risks and tax structuring of transaction;
  • Preparation and approval of all legal documentation necessary for entering into transaction, including contracts for the sale of shares, agreements of shareholders (participants), guarantees, warranties, obligations to compensate for losses, option agreements, agreements on security obligations, etc.;
  • Monitoring compliance with corporate procedures necessary for the approval of the transaction;
  • Obtaining approvals from Russian government agencies to conclude the transaction.

Our lawyers have many years of experience in successful supporting M&A transactions, including at the stage of preparation for the transaction.

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Leading Lawyers

Valentina Khlavich
Managing Partner
Thomas Relja
Partner
Eduard Ioffe
Partner
Dmitry Kofanov
Partner
Valentina Khlavich
Managing Partner

Law degree in the Russian Federation

Studied at the University of Passau, Germany

Foreign Languages: English, German

Since 2007 a lawyer in Beiten Burkhardt lawfirm

Since 2012 founder and managing partner at VALEN

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Thomas Relja
Partner

Economics Degree

Foreign Languages: Croatian, English

5+ years as a head of Accounting and Finance in European Companies

2+ years as a SAP consultant for companies in Germany (Munich) and UAE (Dubai)

Partner at VALEN

Our specialists
Eduard Ioffe
Partner

Graduated Moscow State Law Academy under name of O.E. Kutafin (MSAL) in 2012

Foreign languages: English, Latvian

Experience since 2012 – in legal consulting, banking, private equity and sports law.

Since 2021 – Head of legal in VALEN

Since 2022 – Partner/Head of legal in VALEN

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Dmitry Kofanov
Partner

Certified Lawyer in the Russian Federation

Experience since 2003 – in Russian and foreign law firms

Since 2021 – partner at VALEN

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