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Bonn Steichen & Partners

Corporate, M&A

Bonn Steichen & Partners plays a crucial role in addressing its clients’ current and future challenges. Having established supportive trust relationship, our law firm works closely with clients to maximise return on investment while reducing risk.

With an innovative and pragmatic approach we offer our clients legal services in the full spectrum of corporate work. Considering the need to find efficient solutions to complicated issues that often occur in cross-border M&A transactions we always strive to have a tailor-made approach for every client not only in creating and implementing the structure best suited to their needs but also in negotiating with the administrative authorities. Our corporate M&A team closely works with lawyers from other departments of our firm in order to combine their extensive experience and capabilities in areas such as tax, competition, litigation, employment and banking law. In cross-border transactions and depending on the needs of our clients, we cooperate seamlessly with lawyers from our large international network of leading top tier law firms. We consider the ability to provide a timely and integrated assistance as vital to the success of complex corporate and M&A transactions.

Our corporate M&A team has significant expertise representing domestic and international leading corporations, public and private companies, investment banks, private equity firms and other investors in complex M&A transactions.

Acting for corporate buyers and sellers, we provide on-going advice on general company law matters and solutions on all corporate law issues, including:

  • Corporate acquisitions (share and asset deals);
  • Public takeovers, including representation and negotiations with the Luxembourg financial supervisory authorities (“Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier”, “Commissariat aux Assurances”, etc.);
  • Mergers;
  • Joint ventures;
  • Spin-offs;
  • Changes of corporate form and other forms of corporate restructurings;
  • Management and leveraged buy-outs;
  • Incorporation;
  • Re-domiciliation;
  • Capital markets law applicable to public companies and groups;
  • Preparation and holding of shareholders’ meetings of listed (and non-listed) companies;
  • Advising senior management and boards of directors and their committees on a wide range of issues, including corporate governance and liability management;
  • Corporate housekeeping;
  • Corporate compliance.

We also regularly advise senior management and boards of directors on corporate governance issues in order to enable them to achieve their business objectives within the framework of best practice for investors’ protection. One of our partners was a member of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange’s working group that published the first corporate governance code “The Ten Principles of Corporate Governance of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange”.