Corporate and M&A

The Corporate department is at the core of our practice. Numerous local, as well as international and multinational companies rely on the team’s expert assistance.

We provide comprehensive general advice including choice of company type, incorporation, taxation, corporate management and control, regulatory compliance.

With deep sector expertise, KP is the go-to firm for large-scale, local and cross-border M&As. Clients are supported through complex corporate reorganisations and restructurings, where we cover share and asset mergers, demergers and business separation, legal and financial analysis of a company’s capital and equity structure and reorganisation of a company’s legal forms.

Depending on the particular field of business activity, we elaborate the most appropriate solution as to the application of the relevant acquisition/sale mechanism. Counting on a well-rounded view of both opportunities and risks, the team assists through negotiations of transaction documents including escrow agreements and financing documents, pre and post completion security arrangements. Clients are also represented before the registration authorities.

The firm benefits from broad investor, lender, creditor and regulator contacts. We have acted on both the buy and the sell side in numerous landmark corporate transactions in a wide range of industries thus acquiring a thorough understanding of the business world. We are at the forefront of embracing innovative structures and techniques so as to facilitate otherwise complex transactions and allow for our clients to focus on their next big undertaking.

Corporate Governance

The practice provides strategic advice and representation to boards of directors as a whole and to individual board members, shareholders, senior executives and directors, on the entire range of corporate governance matters including corporate rights, obligations and liabilities, board structure, bylaws review, compensations, corporate control, compliance and supervision of corporate transactions, including M&As. The team supports clients in adhering to corporate accountability requirements and prevents the occurrence of any legal issues that may harm the natural course of business operations.