Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A in Portugal and international markets
Abreu Advogados represents clients on Corporate and M&A issues in Portugal and international markets including M&A, corporate restructuring, corporate governance and compliance.
Our Corporate and M&A practice is frequently referred by TTR – Transactional Track Record (a premium financial technology platform that delivers unrivaled transactional data and actionable market intelligence in real time) because of our involvement in major operations.
Our M&A Portugal practice takes on complex transactions, involving assets and rights in different jurisdictions and countries. Our clients span a broad range of sectors, including key industry sectors for the Portuguese and African economies, such as real estate, banking, IT, life sciences and natural resources. Handling competition aspects of a transaction, providing regulatory advice and assisting in the incorporation of investment funds.
The Abreu Advogados team has solid experience and extensive knowledge in the area of commercial law, covering matters such as corporate law, contract law, mergers and acquisitions.
In the field of M&A and corporate law, Abreu Advogados is particularly involved in the following:
- Transfer of assets.
- Corporate restructuring.
- Shareholders’ agreements.
- Directors’ liability.
- Assorted contracts (agency, distribution, joint ventures, etc).
- Legal due diligence, acquisition contracts.
- Corporate governance and compliance
Advising a group of clinical laboratories in Portugal on the acquisition of shares in companies and on the internal restructuring processes of the group, including corporate and commercial due diligence, corporate structuring, drafting of contracts and providing daily regarding on Corporate and M&A in Portugal.
Advising a multinational group in the health sector on the acquisition of companies within the sector and business expansion and restructuring, including corporate and commercial due diligence, corporate structuring and drafting of contracts.
Advising a French group in the aviation sector on the acquisition of companies within the sector, including corporate and commercial due diligence, corporate structuring and drafting of contracts.
Corporate and M&A advice in Portugal to an international real estate group on the acquisition of a leading company and property in Portugal, including corporate and commercial due diligence, corporate structuring and drafting of contracts.
Advising an international oil group on the acquisition of a competing company and petrol station and distribution network and subsequent process of M&A and corporate and business integration in Portugal.
Advising a group in the aeronautical sector on the privatization process of the Portuguese Government’s holding in the Portuguese airline carrier.
Advising an international bank on the acquisition of the retail bank business of a Portuguese affiliate of an international bank.
Advising a services company on the acquisition of a number of delinquent credit portfolios from Portuguese banks and other entities.
“Abreu Advogados is valued for its ‘top executive management, proximity to the client, and broad skill set and expertise’. Highlights included assisting Ceetrus with the acquisition of Forum Montijo, Forum Sintra and Sintra Retail Park from Blackstone. José Maria Corrêa de Sampaio and Ana Sofia Batista jointly head the practice. Inês Sequeira Mendes is another name to note.”