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Mergers and Acquisitions

Delivering successful deals

Our global team excels in working with corporates, financial sponsors, investment banks, investors and others to successfully execute and deliver mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, takeovers, and corporate restructurings, regardless of size or complexity or the locations of the parties or assets.


We pride ourselves on applying our outstanding technical expertise in a practical manner to ensure our clients achieve their commercial goals and the service levels they expect of us.

Our reputation for the seamless execution of the most complex cross-border deals underlines the international scope and strength of our teams and the clients who call on us for these transactions.

Through a long-embedded sector focus we fully understand our client's specific industry drivers and risks and we combine that knowledge with deep seated transactional experience to navigate successful outcomes working with specialists across the world in key practice areas such as competition, employment, IP, data protection, tax and ESG, to address issues and challenges common to those industries.

Diverse knowledge and in-depth expertise

Insights and updates

24th March 2023
Recently appointed Federal Court Judge, Justice Jackman, is implementing significant reforms to the Australian scheme...
24th March 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to present the sixth annual report on Japan-Australia M&A and...
21st February 2023
Changes to the rules on who will be presumed to be “acting in concert” for...
20th March 2023
The 2023 edition of the Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Takeovers and Schemes of Arrangement...


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