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As your transaction partner, we are ready to support you at every stage with the long-term experience gained while participating in company purchase, sale and merger projects, both in Poland and abroad:

  • We perform due diligence in the finance, tax and legal field;
  • In cooperation with external professionals we perform due diligence in IT, HR, environmental protection and technology;
  • We provide company valuation;
  • We optimise tax-wise transactions of company acquisition;
  • We assist you in the negotiation process;
  • We prepare the transaction's legal documentation;
  • We perform vendor due diligence;
  • If the acquired company is operating also abroad (or only abroad), we cooperate with RSM firms located in the relevant country, coordinate the work of teams in various locations and remain your primary contact in the process.

Selling Your business: How to Find the Right Buyer

28 April 2021
Krzysztof CIESIELSKI
If you are thinking about selling your business, sooner or later you will have to handle what is a crucial thing for this process, namely attract the right buyer to your business offer.

Completion Accounts: negotiating until the very end

26 January 2021
Krzysztof CIESIELSKI
Completion Accounts is one of the two mechanisms (the other being the Locked Box) used to determine the final price in the process of closing M&A transactions. In this model, the final acquisition price is determined only on the basis of the balance sheet of the target entity prepared as at the date of signing the final contract that transfers the ownership from the Seller to the Buyer. However, the practice shows that preparing such data for the said date is actually impossible, and the process of obtaining and processing it can take weeks or even months after the Share Purchase Agreement has been concluded. So how does it work?

The ‘Locked box’ mechanism. What is it about?

24 November 2020
Krzysztof CIESIELSKI
Locked box is a formula for closing M&A transactions that is proving increasingly popular in recent years and tends to replace completion accounts. What is essential for the locked box arrangement is that the transaction price is determined on the basis of the historical balance sheet at a pre-signing date and is not then subject to any post-completion adjustment.

Recapitalization (“recap”) as a method for partial sale of business

18 September 2020
Krzysztof CIESIELSKI
On the other hand, it is not always the case that the owner wants to sell the whole of their business. Moreover, and not infrequently, the owner is not even willing to sell the controlling stake. However, there are situations where selling a part of a business seems to be a good and reasonable solution.

How can a family business owner take care of their future?

14 August 2020
Sebastian GOSCHORSKI
More and more family businesses are facing a dilemma - whether to pass on the legacy to the next generation or rather to financially secure the existing owners? From the point of view of the owner of a family business, often the only correct decision concerning the future of the developed assets is to sell the company.

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