Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions necessitate the involvement of lawyers with specialized expertise and a profound comprehension of the techniques involved in evaluating the legal aspects associated with the companies involved. This is crucial to maximize the benefits for investors during M&A negotiations. Prior to the transaction, conducting thorough due diligence becomes paramount in order to identify potential future implications of actions related to the target company. Our team of experienced lawyers is well-versed in M&A matters and is equipped to perform comprehensive due diligence to ensure a smooth and successful transaction while safeguarding the interests of our clients.
At Le & Tran, our team possesses extensive expertise in handling investment and M&A transaction disputes, allowing us to grasp the intricacies of key issues, documents, and transactions that can significantly impact outcomes. With a comprehensive understanding of legal risks, our clients gain the ability to evaluate prices accurately and develop strategic plans for acquiring or investing in target companies. We take into consideration the costs associated with overcoming legal challenges and rectifying any violations that may arise. Our advisory and consultation services cover a wide range of areas, including:
- The legal implications related to business lines and the operation licenses of the target company;
- Evaluation and assessment of issues related to the transferring of money and capital of the target company;
- The impact of violations in associated transactions and taxation compliance by the target company;
- Evaluation of commercial contracts (e.g. compensation for breach of contract, void contracts, and contractual penalties);
- All aspects concerning labor issues (e.g. outstanding premiums of mandatory social insurance, implicit labor disputes);
- Issues in connection with the judgement enforcement obligations of the target company;
- Matters related to the pledged and mortgaged assets of the target company; and
- Consideration of the implications of the loans/debts of the target company.
After completing a full investigation and evaluation of the points detailed above, Le & Tran is able to provide advice to investors on the detailed strategies required to invest in the target company (applying accepted valuation principles for the legal risks) as well as the tactics and techniques for overcoming the legal consequences with the least expense.