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Merger and Acquisition

Merger and Acquisition (M&A) is one of the most common form of corporate ventures in the world. Bahar is highly skilled in handling M&A transactions regardless of the company’s business activities, industry, size, or location. Our experience includes handling a full range of M&A transactions with different levels of complexity, from minor to major transactions involving both cross-border and cross sectorial multiple parties. We have represented sellers and buyers, privately held companies and publicly listed companies, equity based transactions and assets based transactions, tender offerings and direct sales. Throughout these processes, we are experienced in dealing with relevant governmental agencies and institutions including the Indonesia Investment Coordination Board (BKPM), the Financial Services Authority (OJK), the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI), the Indonesian Central Securities Depository, the Commission of Business Competition Supervisory, and the government agencies of other countries (such as SGX, CDP - Singapore Central Depository) for cross border M&A. Our legal services consists of end-to-end legal advice, drafting or reviewing related agreements, monitoring of the whole transaction progress, conducting full or high-level legal due diligence, negotiating on behalf of the client, assisting in the new entity establishment, assisting in the completion of necessary filings and other procedures. The assistance we have provided to our clients has been internationally recognized in forums such as: Asialaw Profiles (2017 Edition), which recommended us in Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, and Restructuring & Insolvency and in The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a Top Tier Firm in Restructuring & Insolvency (2016 Edition). Our managing partner has also been acknowledged by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2016 Edition) as a “Leading Individual” in Capital Markets, Corporate, and Mergers & Acquisitions, Project & Energy, Restructuring & Insolvency.

  1. We assisted a well-known telecommunication company  on the acquisition of majority shares in a leading digital telecommunication company in Indonesia, and subsequently assisted the company in their tender offer on the Series B Shares of the digital telecommunication company.

  2. We assisted a reputable energy services company on the acquisition of a company having a Technical Assistance (TAC) contract with the Government of Indonesia over an oil mining area.

  3. We assisted a leading company in Indonesia infrastructure sector on the acquisition of equity and mezzanine facilities to obtain effective ownership in a toll road operator company (the longest toll road in Indonesia).

  4. We acted as Indonesian legal counsel to a consortium of foreign and Indonesian principals on the acquisition of one of the world’s largest single-mine coal mining companies.

  5. We advised and assisted, a subsidiary of a regional-owned company of DKI Jakarta, in the acquisition of a company which owns several gas stations.

  6. We assisted a reliable pharmacy company as the seller on its majority shares sale to a public pharmacy company.

  7. We assisted a notable public company on heavy equipment distribution in shares acquisition in coal mining business company.

  8. We assisted a foreign bank and an international finance institution in acquiring a majority interest in a local bank in Indonesia.

  9. We assisted a remarkable manufacturing company on the acquisition of a company that focuses on fleet management technology and IoT solution provider.

  10. We acted as a legal counsel in a leading full-service firm plan to purchase convertible bond issuance by an Indonesia company engaged in the business of oil palm plantations and processing.

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