Insight

M&A and shareholder arbitrations

February 2018
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In recent years, M&A and shareholder arbitrations have become increasingly subject to litigation and disputes, causing many participants to seek sizable recoveries from these transactions. In this article, Kai Schumacher and Michael Wabnitz discuss the reasons for this trend and why quantification of damages may be more complex than anticipated, due to issues that require valuation, accounting, and investigative analysis.

In the article, they highlight issues such as:

  • Why conflicts are increasingly common in M&A and major pitfalls that can occur in these transactions
  • Practical guidance on how to best structure the different claims in M&A disputes
  • Determining the correct valuation
  • The different valuation approaches and their peculiarities in practice     

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