Mergers & Acquisitions ('M&A')
Our corporate lawyers have developed a thriving M&A practice on the Gold Coast, adept at offering comprehensive advice throughout the M&A process.
Gold Coast Acquisition Strategists Negotiating On Your Behalf
At Ramsden Lawyers, our Mergers & Acquisitions practice is centred around adopting the best acquisition strategies for our clients, and then acting upon it by negotiating on their behalf. We assist in performing all your due diligence assessments to gauge the most effective strategy for your business type, market position and aspirations. This ensures we select the best acquisition targets and can create the optimal strategy for that particular acquisition.
We expertly draft and negotiate sales documents, joint venture and shareholder arrangements to ensure that your merger or acquisition benefits your business and its operational and financial situation.
Structuring new acquisitions for operational efficiency
We understand that for a business to be successful, its day-to-day operations must run smoothly. By the same token, we also acknowledge that if a corporation is seeking to enhance its value and unlock dormant shareholder value, it must prioritise improving operational efficiency. We assist our clients in structuring the resulting company from their merger or acquisition to maximise operational efficiency and yield the highest returns possible.
Ramsden Lawyers can also provide guidance and insight into acquisitions made for the purposes of removing excess capacity from an industry, creating market access for products, acquiring skills or technologies more quickly or cheaply than would be possible in-house, or absorbing future industry leaders.
We are also well-versed in rollup strategy, where we assist companies to consolidate highly fragmented markets where competitors are too small to achieve an economy of scale.
Understanding Strategic Priorities
Ramsden Lawyers closely follow global macro M&A trends and are aware of the overarching themes and the local impact. Furthermore, we develop and foster deep and meaningful relationships with our corporate clients at both the shareholder and senior management level, giving us valuable insight into strategic priorities. Our expert corporate practice can assist you in acquisitions that promote digital and disruptive innovation to elevate your capabilities.
No two acquisitions are identical and each deal must have sound strategic logic and structuring that underpins it. Ramsden Lawyers will ensure your rationale is properly articulated and implemented, whether that is industry consolidation, improving competitive behaviour, diversification or scaling at the international level.
Our Gold Coast team is experienced in assisting companies deliver superior shareholder results using mergers or acquisitions as a tool to go on the offensive and create competitive advantages that are not only effective, but that are repeatable.
Innovative And Creative Deal Structuring
We are diversified in both our experience and expertise, and can provide insight into the tactics best-suited to your deal considering the tactics most likely to be implemented by other parties to the transaction. This assists in ensuring a smooth integration from which you can extract tangible benefits including market credibility and brand protection.
We have the capacity to creatively structure deals to meet our client’s commercial objectives while simultaneously minimising risk with tactics that are calculated yet assertive.