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CORPORATE / M&A

PLMJ is recognised as providing first class legal services in the corporate area and in M&As.

The Corporate team at PLMJ have been involved in all the leading M&A operations taking place in Portugal over recent decades. The team boasts an extensive portfolio of achievements and know-how in providing legal advice on a full range of legal models for both share and asset deals.

PLMJ’s has been a pioneer in handling structured acquisition operations in Portugal in accordance with commonly adopted international standards and practices and the firm has for many years now been recognised and recommended by the main legal directories for excellence in M&As.

PLMJ also has a team that specialises in cross-border transactions that has vast experience in advising clients on international investments.

Our lawyers provide advice on structuring the transaction, including drafting key preparatory documentation, such as confidentiality and exclusivity agreements, memos of understanding and non-binding offers, etc. Our work also encompasses due diligence processes, the preparation and negotiation of acquisition contracts and any ancillary documents, as well as any other applicable formalities up to completion of the transaction.

We are also experienced in providing legal support to private equity houses in their investments and divestitures in Portugal.

Our corporate and M&A lawyers have a proactive, multidisciplinary approach and whenever necessary, they work alongside specialist lawyers from other areas, such as banking and finance, tax, employment, real estate and competition. They also actively cooperate with the other professional consultants involved in each operation so as to ensure an efficient interaction and thus create added value for the client.