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Mergers and Acquisitions

At Oracle Solicitors Albania, we understand the intricacies of navigating mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within the evolving Albanian legal landscape. Our team of seasoned M&A lawyers combines profound knowledge of Albanian law with international best practices, offering comprehensive legal guidance and strategic solutions tailored to your specific needs.

Why Partner with Oracle Solicitors Albania for your Albanian M&A transaction?

Unequivocal Expertise in Albanian M&A Law: We possess in-depth knowledge of:

  • Law No. 9901/2008 “On Traders and Commercial Companies”: This cornerstone legislation governs the formation, operation, and restructuring of companies in Albania, including provisions relevant to M&A transactions.
  • Law No. 9121/2003 “On Protection of Competition”: We ensure your M&A activities comply with competition regulations, including merger control provisions, safeguarding against potential anti-trust concerns.
  • Other relevant regulations: We stay abreast of evolving regulations impacting M&A transactions, such as tax regulations and industry-specific requirements, ensuring your transaction adheres to all legal requirements.


Proven Track Record and Client Focus: We are committed to understanding your unique business objectives and tailoring our services to achieve your desired outcomes.

End-to-End M&A Legal Services: We offer a comprehensive suite of services covering the entire M&A lifecycle:

  • Pre-Transaction:
    • Target identification and initial evaluation: We assist in identifying potential acquisition targets, conducting preliminary assessments, and evaluating their strategic fit and financial viability.
    • Letter of Intent (LOI) drafting and negotiation: We help you draft and negotiate LOIs, outlining the key terms and conditions of the proposed transaction to ensure alignment with both parties.


  • Transaction Structuring:
    • Tax optimization strategies: We work with your tax advisors to structure the transaction in a way that minimizes tax liabilities for all involved parties.
    • Deal structuring and documentation: Our lawyers possess extensive experience in drafting and negotiating watertight agreements, such as purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, and other transaction documents, protecting your interests throughout the process.


  • Due Diligence:
    • Comprehensive due diligence: We conduct thorough legal, financial, and operational due diligence on potential targets, identifying potential risks and opportunities, allowing you to make informed decisions.
    • Vendor due diligence: For sellers, we assist in preparing and conducting vendor due diligence, ensuring all necessary documentation and information are readily available, facilitating a smooth transaction process.


  • Regulatory Compliance:
    • Competition law guidance: We navigate the complexities of Albanian competition law, ensuring your transaction complies with merger control regulations outlined in Law No. 9121/2003, mitigating potential concerns from competition authorities.
    • Other regulatory approvals: We guide you through obtaining any necessary regulatory approvals from relevant authorities, ensuring your transaction adheres to all regulatory requirements.


  • Post-Transaction:
    • Closing and integration support: We provide ongoing support during the closing process and post-transaction integration, assisting with matters like corporate governance, employee relations, and potential post-merger disputes.

Key Areas of Mergers and Acquisitions Expertise

At Oracle Solicitors, we offer comprehensive legal services in various aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including:

Due Diligence: We conduct thorough due diligence to assess the legal, financial, and operational aspects of target companies. Our lawyers identify potential risks, liabilities, and opportunities, providing you with a clear understanding of the target’s value and helping you make informed decisions. We work closely with experts such as your finance team, accountants, tax advisors and others to make sure the investigations are smooth.

Transaction Structuring and Negotiation: We assist in structuring mergers and acquisitions transactions. Our lawyers negotiate and draft the necessary agreements, including letters of intent, purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, and other transactional documents.

Regulatory Compliance: Mergers and acquisitions transactions often involve navigating complex regulatory frameworks. We guide you through the regulatory compliance process, competition laws, and industry-specific requirements.

Post-Transaction Integration: After the completion of a mergers and acquisitions deal, we provide support in the integration process. Our lawyers help you streamline governance structures, address employment matters, and manage any post-transaction disputes or challenges.

Your Trusted Partner for Navigating Albanian M&A:

By partnering with Oracle Solicitors Albania, you gain access to a reliable team of legal professionals dedicated to your success. We offer personalized attention, clear communication, and cost-effective solutions, empowering you to navigate the complexities of M&A in Albania with confidence and clarity.

Contact Us Today:

Contact us today by calling +355 69 693 7763 or visiting our contact page to schedule a consultation with our skilled M&A legal team. Let us guide you towards achieving your desired outcomes in the dynamic Albanian market.


A merger occurs when two or more companies combine to form a new entity. In a merger, the participating companies pool their assets, liabilities, and operations to create a unified entity.

An acquisition happens when one company purchases another company. In an acquisition, the acquiring company assumes control over the acquired company’s operations, assets, and liabilities.

Due diligence is a crucial step in the mergers and acquisitions process that involves conducting a comprehensive investigation of the target company. The purpose of due diligence is to assess the target’s financial, legal, operational, and commercial aspects to uncover potential risks, liabilities, and opportunities.

You need to review the target company’s financial statements, tax records, cash flows, and financial projections to evaluate its financial health, profitability, and valuation.

Further, you need to examine contracts, intellectual property rights, disputes history, and regulatory compliance to identify any legal risks or potential liabilities.

Then you should assess their operational capabilities, systems, supply chains, and customer base. This should help you to analyses the market, competitors, customer trends, and growth potential to assess the target’s industry position and growth prospects.

Mergers and acquisitions involve complex legal considerations. Some of the key legal aspects to consider include:

Contractual Agreements: Drafting and negotiating various agreements, including letters of intent, purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, and employment contracts.

Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring compliance with laws, competition regulations, and industry-specific regulations.

Intellectual Property Protection: Assessing and protecting intellectual property assets, including trademarks, patents, copyrights, and designs.

Employment Matters: Addressing employment contracts, employee benefits, retention issues, and potential workforce restructuring.

Risk Mitigation: Identifying and mitigating potential legal risks, such as product liability claims, or pending litigation cases.

Post-Acquisition Integration: Developing strategies for integrating the acquired company’s operations, harmonising governance structures, and managing any post-transaction disputes or challenges.

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