MergerAcqusition

Fikadu Asfaw and Associates Law Office Provides excellent legal advice and support on your Merger and Acquisition needs in Ethiopia. Our experience includes representing, both sellers and purchasers of privately and publicly held businesses, in taxable and nontaxable transaction and advise regarding transaction structure and legal terms, assist in negotiating the transaction, prepare documents necessary to effect the transaction and handle closings. We provide necessary legal advice and representation on issues involving Tax, Antitrust, Securities, Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and other laws relevant to the specific transaction.

Our Mergers and Acquisitions attorneys advise clients regarding Buyouts, Reorganizations and Restructuring of Businesses to achieve various objectives, including Management and owner Succession Plans, Liquidity, Estate Planning and Resolution of Conflicts among owner groups. We prepare these documents and take other legal steps necessary to implement these transactions.

We have broad experience in helping businesses obtain both debt and equity financing for acquisitions and other purposes. Our experience includes bank and other institutional debt financings, work with buyout funds, other debt and equity private placement financings, equipment leases, research and development limited partnerships, and public offerings.

Thus if you need a Mergers and Acquisitions law firm in Addis Ababa or throughout Ethiopia, Fikadu Asfaw and Associates Law Office is available for your services. We advise clients regarding all aspects of organizing a new company, including Alternative Business Structures; Issuance of Stock or Other Equity to Founders; Buy-Sell, Voting or other agreements among owners; and Employment Agreements and Employee Incentive Arrangements. Our legal support includes providing legal advice and representation on the appropriate empowerment structures and transactions; on employment law issues arising out of transactions; on appropriate corporate structures; appropriate structures of transactions and their implementation; advising on regulatory aspects of transactions, including Exchange Control, Competition Commission filings, the Securities Regulation Code, the Financial Services Board, on assessing and advising on tax implications. Further our works on Merger and Acquisitions are supplemented by our  broad experience on Corporate and Business Organization, Intellectual Property, Immigration, Tax, Merger and Acquisitions, Labour and Employment, Insurance, Infrastructure and Commodities, Mining, Minerals, Natural Resources and Energy, Competition, Tort /Extra Contractual, Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Due Diligence. Our experience includes organizing Large and Small Privately and Publicly Held Corporations and Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies …etc.

Our works of Legal Advice and/or Representation include:

  • Drafting all necessary documents for Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Joint Ventures, Purchases and Sales of Businesses and Asset Sales, Share Sales;
  • Schemes of Arrangement;
  • Structuring Private Equity Transactions;
  • Takeover offers, Buy-Outs, Reorganizations and Restructuring;
  • Financing;
  • Organization of Business Entities;
  • Legal Due Diligence Investigations;

If you would like to get legal support on the legal area of Merger and Acquisitionplease contact us or email us