Mergers and Acquisitions

LEX Law Offices has for a long time been a leading law firm in Iceland in respect of mergers and acquisitions. One of the characteristics that identifies LEX is that in addition to its experienced transaction lawyers the firm can draw on experience from lawyers with extensive experience in the investment banking sector.

Mergers and Acquisitions

LEX Law Offices has for a long time been a leading law firm in Iceland in respect of mergers and acquisitions. One of the characteristics that identifies LEX is that in addition to its experienced transaction lawyers the firm can draw on experience from lawyers with extensive experience in the investment banking sector. Furthermore, in its transaction work LEX benefits from the vast experience of its numerous attorneys in other fields of law, which are often an integral part of a successfully completed transaction, such as in the field of tax law, competition law, labor law, bankruptcy law, intellectual property law, environmental law and other proprietary rights.

LEX’s global network provides customers at LEX, assistance in any part of the world a project require.

Principal tasks

  • Advice on Mergers and Acquisition
  • Advice on the correct establishment on company structure
  • Due Diligence work
  • Advice on financing structures and loan documentation
  • Financial restructuring
  • Listings on regulated stock exchanges
  • General representation of companies and investors

Notable transactions

  • Advice to [NetApp] in it’s acquisition of all shares in Greenqloud
  • Advise on the disposal of all the shares of Gámaþjónustan hf., a market leader in the waste management industry.
  • Advise on the disposal of the majority of the shares of Lífland, a large operators in the field of feed production for animals.
  • Advise on the disposal of majority of the shares of Arcanum ferðaþjónustu, a large tourism company in Iceland
  • Advise to Sjávarsýn in it´s acquisition of all shares in Tandur, a major player in the industrial hygiene industry in Iceland.
  • Advise to Glitnir on their disposal of all their shares in All Saints, a UK clothing retailer.
  • Advise to Glitnir on their disposal of all their shares in Iceland, the UK food retailer.
  • Advise to the owners of Olís, a major petroleum distribution company, regarding the disposal of their shares to Hagar, a listed consumer retail company

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