Mergers and acquisitions

Doing business is about taking risks. This certainly applies to an acquisition, merger or a strategic or financial investment (private equity). Such processes are often wide-ranging, intensive and complex. And the financial interests are often great.

If you are thinking of a merger or acquisition, you want to be able to count on experienced legal experts who can be trusted. A sparring partner with commercial awareness, who thinks along with you pragmatically and constructively in the initial phase and is able to react quickly during the entire acquisition or investment process. Who can advise you on all legal aspects involved before, during and after a merger or takeover: from a possible restructuring or vendor due diligence in the preliminary phase up to and including a reorganization or procedure after the transfer.

Mergers and acquisitions lawyer

Schenkeveld Advocaten specializes in the legal assistance and handling of acquisitions and (strategic or financial) investments. Our experienced specialists have advised on numerous transactions. We prefer to act as your sparring partner at the earliest possible stage. And we can supervise your transaction from start to finish. We think along with you in a pragmatic and constructive way about opportunities and possibilities, but also point out the legal risks of your plans if necessary.

Schenkeveld Advocaten will advise and assist both buying and selling parties, investors and entrepreneurs who want to raise capital through an investment. Nationally and internationally. We also assist companies that want to merge with practical, transparent and clear advice.

Legal advice on mergers and acquisitions

In the case of a merger or acquisition, different legal experts often comes together. Corporate law, employment law, competition law and intellectual property law, for example. At Schenkeveld Advocaten you will find all these experts and the necessary experience under one roof.

You can turn to Schenkeveld Advocaten for advice on:

– preparing a company for sale or investment by means of a vendor due diligence or restructuring
– the preparation and negotiation of all necessary documentation such as the.:

  •  confidentiality agreement (NDA)
  • Letter of Intent (LOI)
  • Share purchase agreement (SPA) or asset purchase agreement, including sound advice on the indemnification, guarantees and disclosures
  • investment agreement
  • shareholder agreement
  • security documentation
  • management agreement or temporary services agreement (TSA)

– the full due diligence investigation
– negotiations with the proposed purchaser, seller or merger partner
– advice on financing arrangements
– disputes arising from a merger or acquisition, for example over compliance with an earn-out arrangement

Merger  and acquisitions specialists

The acquisition specialists at Schenkeveld Advocaten work closely with other specialists, such as accountants, tax specialists, civil-law notaries and professionals in corporate finance. Thanks to our extensive network, we can also put together a team of specialists for you.


Do you have a question about a possible sale, purchase, investment or merger? Feel free to contact one of our lawyers without obligation. You can do this by calling +31 (0) 72 514 46 66. You can also complete the contact form, and you will receive an answer within 24 hours.