Mergers & Acquisitions

We understand that the legal implementation of a strategic transaction can be time-consuming, frustrating, and costly. With our fresh and creative approach and leading technology reputation, we aim to minimise the pain points and help manage the risks to your business at every stage of your transaction cycle.

We offer an agile and tailored approach to all stages of M&A transactions. We present an integrated, international team with a real aptitude for providing specialist and strategic legal support to companies undertaking the complex and risky business of M&A transactions.

Built on exceptional legal expertise with a strong technology sector focus, we are specialists advising in industry sectors where technology, regulation and intellectual property are key. We represent buyers and sellers, from large multinationals to SMEs, handling all manner of public and private M&A transactions, including carve-out deals and competitive auctions. We offer advice throughout the entire transaction cycle, from strategic planning and structuring, deal implementation through to post-merger integration.

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Bird & Bird’s Finnish M&A professionals contributed to The Technology M&A Review

Nov 01 2022

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Trends and predictions in the Retail & Consumer sector

Jul 19 2022

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Corporate Partner Simon Allport contributes to LexisNexis’ latest Market Tracker on UK Public M&A

Jan 13 2022

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Relevant Downloads

Bird & Bird's International M&A Survey Report
Mar 30 2023
Trends in UK Public MA deals in H1 2021
Nov 16 2021
Updated Corporate Highlights with Foresight 2020-2021
Jul 27 2021

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Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market – Band 4. The team leverages its impressive talents in technology and IP-rich industries, including media, energy and retail, to advise on a wide range of corporate matters, with solid expertise in mid-market deals. Experienced in cross-border mergers as well as other overseas transactions across the world.

Chambers UK 2022

China: Tier 4, Corporate & M&A (Foreign Firms)

Legal 500 2021

Denmark: Tier 3, Commercial, Corporate & M&A

Legal 500 2021

Hungary: Top Tier Firm, Commercial, Corporate & M&A

Legal 500 2021

M&A: lower mid-market, £50m-£250m – Band 2. Bird & Bird LLP's stellar reputation in the tech sector makes the firm a regular choice for some of the largest companies in the world on various M&A and strategic transactions. Drawing on the firm's significant international network, Matt Bonass' team handles cross-border deals for clients in a broadening range of industries, including financial services, energy and utilities, sports, media, and retail. Neil Blundell is a key contact for the firm's tech client base, while Simon Allport combines transactional experience with capital markets expertise. Simon Fielder is also recognised as a key member of the team.

Legal 500 UK 2022

Spain: Tier 4, Commercial, Corporate & M&A

Legal 500 2021

News & Deals

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Bird & Bird advises Energa Wytwarzanie in connection with the acquisition of a wind farm and four PV installations from Greenvolt Power

Aug 18 2023

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Bird & Bird Copenhagen have assisted Danish private equity fund Axcel

Jul 21 2023

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Bird & Bird advises EFESO on joint venture with Tsetinis

May 11 2023

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Bird & Bird advises Wolfspeed on partnership with automotive supplier and global technology company ZF Friedrichshafen

Feb 09 2023

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Bird & Bird advises OTP Bank on its landmark acquisition of Nova Kreditna Banka Maribor

Feb 07 2023

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Bird & Bird obtains a top position in Denmark by deal count

Jan 16 2023

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