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.

Lawyers

Andrey Toryannikov
Attorney at law, Counsel
Kirill Chemlaev
Senior Lawyer
Alexander Krylov
Lawyer
Valeria Zakharova
Lawyer
Maxim Verbov
Lawyer
Andrey Toryannikov
Attorney at law, Counsel

Two degrees in Lomonosov Moscow State University. Faculties of Law and Philology.

1996 – obtained status of attorney

Foreign Languages: English

Specialist in the field of legal representation, corporate conflict resolution, structuring and support of transactions for the acquisition of business, as well as defense / representation in the framework of criminal prosecution

1994 – has written more than 150 publications in the Russian newspapers and magazines

Since 2019 – Senior Lawyer at VALEN

Our specialists
Kirill Chemlaev
Senior Lawyer

Law degree in Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

Foreign Languages: English

Since 2018 – Lawyer at VALEN

Our specialists
Alexander Krylov
Lawyer

Law degree in Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2014

Postgraduate education diploma in Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation, 2017

Foreign Languages: English, German, Spanish, Portuguese

Since 2014 – practice in obtaining and collecting of low liquid debts, in bankruptcy procedures of legal entities and litigation in commercial and regular courts

Since 2020 – lawyer at VALEN

Our specialists
Valeria Zakharova
Lawyer

Russian Foreign Trade Academy (LLB), 2017 international law faculty

University of Westminster (LLM), 2018 Faculty – corporate finance law

Foreign Languages: English, Spanish

Internships in public authorities (District Court, Russian Financial Intelligence Unit; English and Swiss law firms (Diacle Ltd, Froriep LLP)

Since 2019 – lawyer at VALEN

Our specialists
Maxim Verbov
Lawyer

Russian Foreign Trade Academy, Faculty – international law

Foreign Languages: English, French

Since 2020 – Lawyer at VALEN

Our specialists

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