Mergers and acquisitions
In today's competitive global markets, Withers' corporate clients need carefully crafted, bespoke legal advice.
Our global corporate team has the depth and diversity of knowledge to advise on issues that arise over the entire life cycle of a company, from securing investment, to structuring executive pay, to completing mergers and acquisitions.
We excel at working with corporate clients both large and small, new and long-established and domestic and international. With our extensive experience in private capital as well as advising on the personal and corporate issues, we can also find solutions to thorny regulatory problems and advise on day-to-day operations. In 2016, we were involved on projects worth more than US$5 billion across industries such as hotels and hospitality, pharmaceuticals, luxury products and banking and finance.
Public and private companies
Our global corporate team combines several complementary areas of high-level experience, having represented hundreds of private companies and over 100 public companies. US partner David Guin has written dozens of articles and book chapters about family businesses and investments. In 2015 the US corporate practice was further strengthened with the arrival of Ridgway Barker and his team, whose broad breadth and depth of experience, across a wide range of sectors, has greatly enhanced the firm’s appeal.
In Asia, partner Anthony Indaimo brings years of experience as a trusted advisor to luxury brand owners and world-class athletes, and was named among the best corporate lawyers in the Spear’s 500 guide. Mabel Lui, based in our Hong Kong office, is one of most respected corporate lawyers in the region, having advised the foreign investor in the first Sino-foreign joint venture in China in 1979, as well as advised one of the first H share issues by a Chinese corporation with dual listing on the Hong Kong and New York Stock Exchanges in 1993. These lawyers and many more pool their experience to find the best solution for each and every client.
Whether we’re helping a Japanese bank to invest in a San Francisco cryptocurrency startup, or advising an Indian education entrepreneur in the acquisition of a stand-alone international school in Singapore, we put our worldwide knowledge to work for our clients.
Advising successful people around the world means we understand the unique legal issues surrounding private capital. This can range from investment, structuring and control of cross-border investments to the corporate and personal tax issues created. As a full-service firm, we are able to call on leading colleagues from other areas of law such as corporate tax, litigation, real estate, immigration and wealth management to handle all your corporate needs under one roof.
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2014 Acquisition International M&A Tax Team of the Year - USA
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