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Mergers and acquisitions

Freshfields is a world leader in M&A and other transactional activities. With unrivalled global experience, seamlessly integrated capabilities, and trusted strategic guidance, we support clients on a wide range of matters, from their domestic deals to their largest, most complex, cross-border transactions. 

At Freshfields, we understand the pivotal role complex transactions play in shaping businesses. Our clients trust us for the creative problem-solving and rapid decision-making that lie at the heart of our practice. We thrive on unravelling complexity and navigating challenging deal structures, whether in the public or private space.

Integrated transactional capabilities provide a seamless, comprehensive deal strategy, from deal structuring to equity and debt financing, while managing tax, antitrust and competition, foreign direct investment regulation, employment and regulatory hurdles as well as litigation risks. 

With deep industry knowledge and unrivalled cross-border experience in the largest, high-profile and most complex transactions, we empower our clients to make informed decisions, mitigate risks and seize opportunities. 

Client successes

Awards & recognitions

US M&A Team of the Year 2023 – IFLR Americas Awards. 

Corporate Team of the Year – Lawyer Awards 2023. 

M&A Deal of the Year – IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2023. 

European M&A Legal Adviser of the Year – Mergermarket European M&A Awards. 

Firm of the Year: M&A (and Competition & Trade, Arbitration) – Who's Who Legal Awards 2022. 

M&A Team of the Year – IFLR Middle East Legal Awards, 2021 & 2022. 


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