Articles by Dmitry Marchan

Recent Trends in Russian M&A Deals and Prospects for International Transactions

  • 22 May 12
  • Baker & McKenzie
In essence, the main purpose of any M&A transaction is not only the transfer of title to an asset, but the allocation of risks associated with the acquired asset between the seller and the buyer. Various legal tools have been developed throughout the long history of international M&A transactions to properly allocate such risks: the due diligence investigation of target companies, warranties and indemnities, disclosure letters, purchase price adjustments, escrow accounts, etc.

M&A in a Hurry

In 2009 the economic and legal essence of M&A transactions changed markedly from the Russian M&A markets of the last 3-5 years.