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Corporate, M&A, Private Equity, Securities and Capital Markets

Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity
Securities and Capital markets

Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity
Securities and Capital markets

1. Corporate Law

Corporate law comprises far more than just transactions. Chedid Law Offices’ practice includes a multitude of legal disciplines concerned with how a business gets organized and conducts itself financially. Our lawyers accompany clients in all phases of the business cycle, from advising startup companies, to drafting complex commercial contracts, to handling day-to-day corporate work, to representing clients in large transactions and ongoing capitalization and financing efforts, to serving as counsel in ongoing corporate governance. 

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2. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

Chedid Law Offices’ involvement in a number of successful M&A transactions over the years have confirmed to it that it is the interdisciplinary knowledge of its clients’ needs that leads to the most adequate, tailor-made legal advice and, as a result, to the most positive outcomes. M&A transactions often raise time-sensitive and complex issues: Chedid Law Offices’ lawyers are well aware that sound preparation and deal structuring are the best ways to help clients achieve success in this respect. Their thorough knowledge of M&A, which is simply unique in Lebanon and the broader region, enables them to deal with large and sophisticated transactions promptly and efficiently.

The firm offers its clients comprehensive legal counseling across the entire spectrum of domestic, regional, and international M&A transactions. Chedid Law Offices’ lawyers identify the right mix of needed resources, including assistance with due diligence, structuring, contractual arrangements, legal and tax strategies, and alliance relationships.

They work on the full range of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, divestitures, strategic investments, and joint ventures. The firm’s experience also includes tender offers, public acquisitions and takeovers, as well as privately negotiated purchases and bids under privatization programs.  

Chedid Law Offices’ lawyers work with buyers, sellers, financial advisors, and financial institutions on M&A deals. They represent listed clients as well as closely held corporations. They are used to dealing both with strategic investors and private equity funds.  

Our Mergers and Acquisitions experience covers: 

Acquisitions, dispositions, and divestitures of shares and assets 

Strategic investments and joint ventures 

Tender offers, public acquisitions and takeovers 


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3. Private Equity

Chedid Law Offices’ lawyers have extensive experience advising private equity funds, investment banks and investors in all stages of a private equity transaction, whether a client requires guidance to structure a fund, assistance to structure or manage a transaction, or strategic advice in order to exit a deal. 

Our Private Equity experience covers: 

Fund formation. 

Private equity investment transactions and negotiations 

Leveraged buyouts (LBOs) and venture capital (VC) transactions. 

• Exit strategies and disposition.
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4. Securities and Capital markets

Chedid Law Offices’s lawyers have experience representing issuers and underwriters on equity and debt capital raisings, including public and private
debt financings, and secured financings. Our firm deals with initial public offerings(IPOs), as well as with issuances of various types of securities. 

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