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Mergers and Acquisitions

The Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland M&A team provides legal advice at every stage of domestic and international M&A transactions. We provide comprehensive legal support for any type of transaction, whether involving shares, entire enterprises or specific business lines.
We work for both buyers and sellers. Our clients are domestic and foreign investors, private- and public-sector companies, and entities providing financing for transactions—including renowned foreign and Polish companies. We have particular experience advising on mergers and acquisitions in the new technology, automotive, shipbuilding, insurance and energy sectors.
Our M&A team is composed of lawyers with many years of experience advising on corporate acquisitions, mergers and restructuring. We engage a special team of experts specializing in the legal field applicable to the specific transaction, which enables us to provide our clients multidisciplinary support. We cooperate with specialists in tax, finance, intellectual property, labor law and other areas.
Thanks to the international profile of our firm and global cooperation within Eversheds Sutherland, our clients benefit from our extensive experience in solving problems that often arise in M&A transactions with a cross-border element.
Our services
Mergers, divisions and reorganization of companies, including companies from regulated industries
Acquisitions of public companies and defense against hostile takeovers
Purchase and sale of shares, including public companies (share deals)
Purchase and sale of businesses, organized business lines or selected assets (asset deals)
Acquisitions of companies, branches and their assets, including proceedings before the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, the European Commission, the Ministry of the Interior and Administration, and the Financial Supervision Authority
Representation in merger review proceedings before the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection 
Preparation of the legal and tax structure of M&A transactions and optimization of transaction costs
Preparation of transaction documentation (e.g. letters of intent, term sheets, NDA, SPA and investment agreements)
Due diligence analysis of the acquired or sold company to identify the potential risks associated with the underlying transactions
Post-transaction support on all issues arising from the acquisition or merger of businesses (corporate issues, employee matters)
Restructuring of companies’ activities, including tax aspects, especially transfer pricing
Management buyouts
Negotiation of joint-venture agreements
Privatization
Developing an investment exit structure
Comprehensive legal advice for institutions financing or refinancing transactions
Advising insurers of M&A transactions 
Advising private equity and venture capital funds 
Advising startups and investors

See also Corporate advisory > 
The Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland M&A team provides legal advice at every stage of domestic and international M&A transactions. We provide comprehensive legal support for any type of transaction, whether involving shares, entire enterprises or specific business lines.

We work for both buyers and sellers. Our clients are domestic and foreign investors, private- and public-sector companies, and entities providing financing for transactions—including renowned foreign and Polish companies. We have particular experience advising on mergers and acquisitions in the new technology, automotive, shipbuilding, insurance and energy sectors.

Our M&A team is composed of lawyers with many years of experience advising on corporate acquisitions, mergers and restructuring. We engage a special team of experts specializing in the legal field applicable to the specific transaction, which enables us to provide our clients multidisciplinary support. We cooperate with specialists in tax, finance, intellectual property, labor law and other areas.

Thanks to the international profile of our firm and global cooperation within Eversheds Sutherland, our clients benefit from our extensive experience in solving problems that often arise in M&A transactions with a cross-border element.

Our services

  • Mergers, divisions and reorganization of companies, including companies from regulated industries
  • Acquisitions of public companies and defense against hostile takeovers
  • Purchase and sale of shares, including public companies (share deals)
  • Purchase and sale of businesses, organized business lines or selected assets (asset deals)
  • Acquisitions of companies, branches and their assets, including proceedings before the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, the European Commission, the Ministry of the Interior and Administration, and the Financial Supervision Authority
  • Representation in merger review proceedings before the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection 
  • Preparation of the legal and tax structure of M&A transactions and optimization of transaction costs
  • Preparation of transaction documentation (e.g. letters of intent, term sheets, NDA, SPA and investment agreements)
  • Due diligence analysis of the acquired or sold company to identify the potential risks associated with the underlying transactions
  • Post-transaction support on all issues arising from the acquisition or merger of businesses (corporate issues, employee matters)
  • Restructuring of companies’ activities, including tax aspects, especially transfer pricing
  • Management buyouts
  • Negotiation of joint-venture agreements
  • Privatization
  • Developing an investment exit structure
  • Comprehensive legal advice for institutions financing or refinancing transactions
  • Advising insurers of M&A transactions 
  • Advising private equity and venture capital funds 
  • Advising startups and investors
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