Public M&A 2019

Public M&A 2019

Pages: 257

ISBN: 978-1-83862-110-0

  • £300.00

Getting the Deal Through's Public M&A specialist contributors summarise the M&A transactional requirements and procedures governing publicly listed companies in their jurisdictions, covering such areas as: types of business combination, applicable legislation, filings and public disclosure requirements, substantial shareholding regulations, duties of directors and controlling shareholders, shareholder rights of approval and appraisal, hostile transactions, break-up fees and frustration of additional bidders, governmental influence on transactions, conditional offers, minority squeeze-out, cross-border transactions, waiting and notification periods, tax issues and labour and employee benefits

This book's second edition was published in June 2019, this edition features the following jurisdictions:

Editorial chapters

  • Global overview
    • Alan M Klein, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Franchise M&A
    • Edward (Ned) Levitt, Dickinson Wright LLP
  • Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions: The View from Canada
    • Ian Michael, Bennett Jones LLP


  • Bermuda
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • England & Wales
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia

Alan M Klein, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Alan M Klein is a partner of Simpson Thacher and Bartlett LLP and a member of the firm's corporate department with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism and corporate governance matters. He represented Microsoft on its US$7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's phone business, its US$8.5 billion acquisition of Skype and its investment in Barnes & Noble's Nook business. Other clients have included Tyco International, Best Buy, Chinalco, Gas Natural SA, Portugal Telecom, Gerdau Ameristeel, Bavaria SA and Owens-Illinois. In 2012, The American Lawyer named him a 'Dealmaker of the Year'. He is a frequent commentator on M&A issues. Klein serves as Simpson Thacher's co-administrative partner and is a member of the firm's executive committee.

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