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ARA Legal Advisors

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Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions

Our practice covers all types of debt, equity, bonds, project finance, Islamic finance and securitisation transactions. We have extensive experience in acting for bidders, targets and financial advisers on both recommended and hostile takeovers.
Our clients include trade buyers, private equity houses and sovereign wealth funds who are active in the domestic and regional markets. We know the potential challenges inherent in these deals and will help you through our due diligences to make the right decision.
By considering issues early on, we will be able to address them and avoid unnecessary surprises. We will simplify and de-risk the process, from preparing for the bid and initial communications through to execution of the deal and beyond.
We do not commoditize our M&A process. Our lawyers have genuine expertise in the full range of challenges that M&A can present, be it minority investments, financing, restructuring and reorganisations, risk management, certainty, disclosure, contract races or specific liabilities. Not only are our M&A lawyers experts
in their field, they also combine commercial pragmatism with an understanding of the specialist issues across various jurisdictions that can arise as part of the negotiation process.
Clients value our ability to execute deals seamlessly, in confidence and efficiently while managing the risk profile which is appropriate to their circumstances: a vital requirement in today’s deal environment.
There are many commercial drivers behind entering into a joint venture. We have helped our clients break into new markets and jurisdictions, provided them with a means to access greater resource, enabled them to share operation costs and more. Whatever the reason for choosing to pursue a joint venture, our lawyers ensure that our clients’ legal and commercial interests are protected and their risks mitigated.
It takes more than just understanding the legal issues to seamlessly execute a joint venture transaction. All of our advice is underpinned by commercial acumen and a thorough knowledge of our clients’ markets. Our lawyers are experts in doing deals across a wide range of sectors.