Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Through M&A, companies can grow faster than competitors, but international companies need to do its Due Diligence and know the specific pit-falls under Danish law when buying a company in Denmark.

Why is it important?

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become common tools among businesses. Through M&A, companies can grow faster than their competitors who rely solely on organic growth of their businesses.

In addition to the financial impact, M&A transactions can affect the company’s agreements with employees and suppliers. Therefore, the way these transactions are structured can turn out to be crucial for the on-going function and development of a business’ life. 

What can we do to help you?

At R&R International we are a team with crossover competencies, which is why we can offer your business complete and thorough assistance where we carefully consider all aspects of the risks and advantages when you plan your M&A. 

How can we assist you? 

Our expertise includes:

  • Acquisition of shares
  • Acquisition of assets
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Mergers
  • De-mergers
  • Management acquisition (e.g. management buy-out/MBO)
  • Tender offer
  • Consolidation

In the following articles, we provide you with a summary and overview of M&A in Denmark including our recommendations.

Buying a company in Denmark? Here’s what to know
The first thing you should know when buying a company in Denmark is that the “what” and “how” you are buying are important as the answers to these questions may come with different legal- and tax consequences.
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Different options when buying a company in Denmark
The most common option when buying a company in Denmark, are private M&A transactions structured as share deals. (So-called) asset deals are also frequently used, however to a much lesser extent than share deals. The difference in popularity between these two options is due to tax and business circumstances as well as the complexity of these transactions.
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Danish Employment law at a glance

The Danish labour market is one of the most flexible and liberal labour markets in Europe, if not the most.

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