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Joint Ventures and Investments


We help our clients with all of the legal services required for the creation, operation and termination of joint venture agreements and strategic alliances of all shapes and sizes. Our understanding of the complex legal challenges posed by joint ventures and strategic alliances ensures that our clients meet their business objectives quickly and effectively.

Our expertise covers the full life-cycle of a joint venture agreement, from inception through to business planning, evaluation and implementation. We are positioned to support clients looking to enter into agreements across Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Latin America and are able to add real value by leveraging our leading reputation for sectoral expertise to provide practical, commercial solutions.

In addition, we regularly support our corporate and financial investor clients on corporate venturing/VC investments to help them identify, diligence, structure and secure equity and other investments across a range of businesses and sectors. Our understanding of the legal and regulatory challenges that arise on these deals and our familiarity with the documentation, terms and wider market trends enables us to manage transactions of this nature in a very organised and efficient way.

Recent Experience


Avising on the creation of a 75%:25% joint venture with EMMA Capital group. The transaction involved an intra-group re-structuring process and financing arrangements to aggregate all the lottery and gaming assets of both KKCG and EMMA groups into the joint venture company, SAZKA Group


Insights and updates

15th March 2022
Our 5 th annual report reviews M&A transactions and prevailing trends driving cross-border investment.
31st March 2021
This is our fourth annual review of Japan-Australia M&A transactions and prevailing the trends driving...
4th February 2020
We round up the latest trends as data and digitisation steps up in Indonesia's finance...
13th April 2018
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Synergy on its joint venture with DIF and CBUS to...

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