Mergers and acquisitions of companies, known by the acronym M&A., is a corporate economic strategy. Mergers between business entities assuming the termination of investee companies and the transmission of their assets to a new entity – merger for a new creation – or for an existing one– merger through absorption.

64-2023 Venture Capital Funds Financing Rounds

Key Issues and Clauses for Venture Capital Funds in Financing Rounds

Venture capital funds provide companies with the necessary liquidity for their growth and development, typically through a process known as a funding round. In these processes, it is essential to assess the key issues and contractual clauses that these entities must consider to ensure the success of their investments.

54 2023 Considerations for startups during funding rounds

Critical Considerations for Startups During Funding Rounds

Securing capital is vital for startup success, and funding round are pivotal. Clear objectives, meeting diverse investors, precise structuring, legal compliance, thorough due diligence, and transparent negotiation are crucial.

60 2022 Merger and spin-offs of companies

Differences between mergers and spin-offs in Spain

Merger and spin-offs of companies in Spain are two corporate restructuring operations. Law 3/2009 defines and differentiates each of these transactions, determining the procedure to follow for the proper execution in each case.

17 2023 Global transfer of assets and liabilities

Global transfer of assets and liabilities in Spain

The global transfer of assets and liabilities is a type of corporate restructuring transaction that differs from similar operations in various ways, including its consideration. The straightforward nature of this procedure makes it a popular choice for companies seeking to transfer ownership or wind up their operations.

27 2022 Buyer protection mechanisms in a company acquisition

What are the buyer protection mechanisms in company acquisitions?

Due diligence and representations and warranties clauses allow the buyer to ensure that the seller has provided accurate information about the target company. Based on this information, the buyer can identify any risks involved in the transaction and establish a liability regime in the event of non-compliance.

39 2022 M&A agreements

Types of agreements in M&A transactions

Contracts make the agreements between parties legally binding and provide certainty to their relationships. In the area of mergers and acquisitions in Spain, it is crucial to be familiar with the most common types of contracts, which can differ depending on the specifics of the transaction.

09 2023 Business succession Spain

Business succession in the sale and purchase of assets in Spain

Business succession in the framework of asset sales and purchases takes place when a company acquires the assets of another to continue its activities. In Spain, Article 44 of the Workers’ Statute outlines labour and social security obligations of employers and protection measures for workers involved in this process.

11 2022 Clauses of the business purchase agreement

Essential content in a business purchase agreement

The drafting of the business agreement is a fundamental step in the sale of businesses because it contains the elements that will define the development of the transaction and its success. Are you aware of the clauses to include?

Representations and warranties insurance

Advantages and disadvantages of representations and warranties insurance

The contracting of representations and warranties insurance is an option that has been increasing during the last years in the framework of M&A operations. This is due to the great advantages it offers for both parties, although there are also some drawbacks that need to be kept in mind.

seguro y garantías sociedades

Representations and warranties insurance in the purchase and sale of companies in Spain

The use of representation and warranties insurance (R&W) is becoming more and more frequent in Spain in the field of the purchase and sale of companies. The premiums increase, costs reduction or process simplification are some of the reasons for their growth.