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Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions

We are renowned for handling cross-border M&A of all types and sizes across all industry sectors. We apply a unique combination of global experience and local knowledge. Our M&A team represents companies, financial sponsors, investors, and significant shareholders across the full range of multijurisdictional transactions. We have transacted in every major market, covering both inbound and outbound deals, as well as local in-country matters.  

We provide practical advice, resolve legal and business complexities, and address regulatory hurdles across all practice areas that impact cross-border M&A — from acquisition financing, antitrust, regulatory compliance, and tax, to IP, employment, national security review, and foreign investment regulation. 

Benefiting from decades of experience, we project manage all aspects of cross-border transactions, including process, deadlines, and filings across geographies, keeping transactions on time and running efficiently. 

When it comes to cross-border M&A, we are ready to help you achieve your business objectives.

For more detailed information on our global M&A practice, visit our Mergers and Acquisitions Topic Center.

Representative experience

SABMiller on its US$107bn sale to Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Lockheed Martin on its US$5bn agreement to separate and combine its Information Systems & Global Solutions business with Leidos Holdings.

Brookfield Infrastructure and a consortium of investors on its €3.56bn acquisition of TDF.

Daimler, Audi, and BMW on the €2.8bn acquisition of HERE, a mapping business owned by Nokia.

PPG Industries on the US$755m sale of its flat glass business to Vitro and the sale of its fiber glass business to Nippon Electric Glass Co.

Novartis on its US$16.5bn acquisition of  GlaxoSmithKline’s oncology business.

HNA Group on its US$2.8bn acquisition of Swissport International Ltd from PAI Partners and its US$1.5bn takeover of the Swiss Airline caterer business of Gategroup.

Senior management of Iglo Group on its €2.6bn sale to Nomad Holdings.

Allergan on the US$40.5bn sale of its generics business.

Honeywell on its US$1.5bn acquisition of warehouse automation and logistics provider, Intelligrated Inc.

Affinia Group, Inc. on its US$1.325bn sale to MANN+HUMMEL.

Paysafe Group Plc on its €1.1bn acquisition of Sentinel Topco Limited and its subsidiaries (Skrill Group) from Sentinel Group Holdings S.A.

Dell on the US$3.055bn sale of its global information technology services division to NTT Data.

KBR on its US$600m acquisition of Wyle Inc.

Kingdom Holding Company on its US$247.7m investment in Lyft Inc.

Alstom on its €700m acquisition of GE’s Intelligent Transportation Solutions business.

Fluor on its €695m acquisition of Stork Technical Services from Arle.

Suramericana S.A. on its £403m acquisition of RSA Insurance Group's Latin America businesses.

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