Sale of shares in European companies - Acquisition by a Hong Kong joint-venture
To assist the France-based owner of a European group of companies to negotiate with a Hong Kong based investor a 5ME+ investment to acquire a stake in the group. The new holding company, incorporated in Hong Kong company received the investment from the investor and the shares in the holding group company from the owner as well as shares in the main subsidiaries owned by local managers in various European jurisdictions.
How we helped
We assisted our client to negotiate the transaction documents subject to Hong Kong law: share purchase agreement including warranties and indemnities, shareholders agreement, service agreements with the managers etc. We coordinated with the lawyers of the local managers for signing, completion and post-completion work.
The deal went through. Our firm was retained to advise the new holding