Corporate M&A

BAHR’s ‘first-class legal knowledge’ makes it a powerhouse in the market for domestic and international M&A, regularly handling high-profile mandates with notable expertise in the private equity, energy, real estate and infrastructure sectors.

Legal 500 Europe 2020

BAHR – excellence as standard

Mergers can make or break companies. So it’s vital that your advisors have first class legal knowledge – vital but not enough: they also need deep understanding of clients’ industries and goals, allowing them to deliver creative, pragmatic advice and anticipate challenges. Sizeable resources are a must, as is skill in a range of ancillary areas, from finance and tax to IP and employment.

Consistently top ranked by legal directories and research organisations like Mergermarket, BAHR has all these things. From bolt-on acquisitions for private equity portfolio companies to major international M&A, we bring together appropriately sized teams with the right skills to guide our clients smoothly through all stages of the deal. Over time we have built a track record of success in significant transactions, such as:

  • Acting for Adevinta on its acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group for a value of USD$9.2 billion.
  • Acting for Oslo Municipality in the ground-breaking NOK 20 billion public takeover of Hafslund and its subsequent restructuring.
  • Acting for Vår Energi on its EUR 4,11 billion aquisition of Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Norwegian oil and gas business.

BAHR’s corporate lawyers operate in a wide range of sectors, advising leading players on IPOs, mergers, demergers, corporate restructurings, share issues, takeovers and bids, and are particularly known for their expertise in large, complex multijurisdictional transactions.

For more information on how we can help you, please get in touch with one of our key points of contact.

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