Hæstaréttardómar_hlið.jpg

Mergers and Acquisitions

LOGOS provides legal advice and assistance on all aspects of purchasing and selling companies and businesses, often with a cross-border element. Our lawyers have advised on both public and private mergers and acquisitions and advised buyers, sellers and lenders. 

We have been involved in the majority of the largest mergers and acquisitions in recent years, including the largest takeover in the country’s history, the public takeover of Actavis hf. in 2007 (EUR 5.8 billion). Our team provides a full range of services and works closely with our specialists, such as in banking and finance, competition law and tax.

As an example, we offer advice on:

  • Structure of transactions.
  • Due diligence, merger control.
  • Project management.
  • Financing.
  • Tax.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating transaction documents.
  • Completion and closing of transactions.

 

The main partners in this field are Ottar Palsson, who has been given a top rating by the rating firms Chambers and Partners, and IFLR 1000 when it comes to Corporate Law; Thorolfur Jonsson, who has been given a top rating by the rating firms Chambers and Partners, IFLR 1000, and the Legal 500 when it comes to Corporate Law, and Gunnar Sturluson, who has been rated highly by Chambers and Partners and IFLR 1000 when it comes to Corporate Law, and Legal 500 when it comes to EU Law and Competition Law.

Prospective clients who would like to learn more about our mergers and acquisitions practice are invited to contact the below listed partners.

Rankings (2019)

Legal 500: LOGOS is listed as a "Tier 1" firm in Corporate and M&A