Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions are generally highly complex and nuanced. The result is that, when you are a party to merger and/or acquisition, you need the help of experts to ensure that your best interests are looked after.

Contact M. P. Lutge Incorporated’s Durban office if you want to take advantage of the following benefits to mergers and acquisitions:

  1. Create a higher shareholder value;
  2. Increase revenue or to reduce cost;
  3. Take advantage of new target markets;
  4. Increase product range;
  5. Eliminate redundant technology;
  6. Increase your bargaining power;
  7. Streamline human capital resources;
  8. Acquire new effective technologies;
  9. The list is endless;

M. P. Lutge Incorporated’s founder and director, being both an attorney and a director of numerous multimillion rand companies and businesses since the 1970’s, has, through the passage of time, amassed an in-depth theoretical and practical understanding of the subtleties involved when dealing with mergers and acquisitions, which knowledge and expertise our firm uses to assist our clients who wish to sell, acquire or merge their businesses.

From our head office in Durban, M. P. Lutge Incorporated has, in the last three decades, become more than just a firm of attorneys and is now a complex network of experts in mergers and acquisitions, both within the company and throughout South Africa.

Our Durban team of attorneys has been involved in countless mergers and acquisitions involving both national and international companies with a clientele ranging from the up-and-coming newly formed entities to our more typical million and billion rand companies from every sector of the economy.

Mergers and acquisitions generally start with a valuation of the company/ies involved. Whether the object of the acquisition and/or merger is based in Durban or elsewhere, our firm of attorneys has, as a result of our significant experience in mergers and acquisitions formed a network of experts capable of providing a detailed and efficient valuation of the company.

Mergers and acquisitions, in our experience, go hand in hand with securing finance. This is generally an integral part of the transaction and at M. P. Lutge Incorporated, we have developed, over the years, close relationships with financiers such as governmental development organisations, banks, and private equity funds.

M. P. Lutge Incorporated’s approach, which utilizes the vast network of expertise available as a result of decades of experience, is to always keep you, its client, informed and advised as to the best and most cost efficient way to deal with your merger and acquisition.