Mergers & Acquisitions

As China's economy increasingly integrates into the world economy, corporate mergers and acquisitions have become more popular with companies as a means to gain corporate presence in a new market or to dispose of assets in order to better focus on core competencies.  King & Wood is well experienced in a large variety of transactions in M&A practice, including some of the largest and milestone M&A transactions in China in recent years.

Our Mergers and Acquisitions team has experience and expertise in acting on complex, high-value, cross-border work as well as a range of smaller transactions. We are a top-tier firm for mergers and acquisitions work in the markets in which we operate bringing together international experience and local knowledge. We advise on the full range of deal structures from public takeovers/tender offers through to divestments, auctions, take privates and demergers.

Our M&A capability is focused on several sectors including energy & utilities, financial institutions, communications, media & technology, and private equity. Our sector teams work closely across our network of offices to provide clients with an unrivalled, seamless service.

Our M&A practice incorporates our investment, securities, tax, accounting, IP and employment expertise for the benefit of our clients in the form of due diligence, legal advice, negotiations, and the preparation of legal documentation for the acquisition and disposition of businesses and assets.  We represent acquirers, target companies, financial advisors and major shareholders in a wide variety of industries and in all types of transactions, including:

  • Common forms of mergers and acquisitions
  • Divestitures, spin-offs and other corporate restructurings
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Venture capital transactions
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