As mergers and acquisitions lawyers in Panama, we are prepared to guide our clients in all stages of their operations and projects. Our lawyers specialize in different branches of the law, such as real estate, intellectual property, corporate formation, taxes, work, banking, insurance, securities, immigration and litigation, among others, so they have the ability to advise throughout the process of a transaction.
Merger or acquisition transactions, regardless of their size, are considered important events for the companies involved and for them to be impeccable, lawyers must participate from the earliest stage, to ensure that the client chooses the best transaction structure and also make sure the information that is shared is protected.
How do our mergers and acquisitions attorneys in Panama advise our clients?
In SUCRE | ARIAS | REYES we advise our clients in any corporate transaction, even during the following phases:
1. Identifying the appropriate structure, with respect to the transaction itself, if the client requires to merge, acquire a company, be acquired by a company or participate in a joint venture.
2. Establishing a non-disclosure agreement before the information is shared between the parties in a transaction.
3. Preparing a letter of intent or a binding or non-binding memorandum of understanding, as a framework for the comprehension of the transaction by the parties.
4. Making an exhaustive list of due diligence requests to ensure that the necessary information is requested, when applicable.
5. Reviewing the due diligence and legal documentation, making all the required verifications with the local government, establishing links with law firms in other countries for transactions that exceed local limits, identifying problems and designing solutions.
6. Preparing asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements, joint venture agreements and shareholder agreements, among others.
7. Preparing all the corporate documents necessary for the transaction.
8. Obtaining all necessary government approvals.
9. Executing the pre-closing and post-closing requirements.
10. Seeking timely payment of any tax related to the transaction.