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M&A Legal in Times of COVID-19 

The M&A market has been severely hit by the COVID-19 crisis. Even though it is far from clear how long the crisis will last and what effects it will have, it is already possible to identify changes and foresee certain developments.

The M&A market has been severely hit by the COVID-19-Pandemic. Even though it is far from clear how long the crisis will last and what effects it will have, it is already possible to identify changes and foresee certain developments. In our Deloitte Legal Working Paper M&A Legal in Times of COVID-19 we have summarized the input received from various jurisdictions in Europe as well as from other jurisdictions around the globe, in particular Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa. Read about the trends for ongoing transactions, which tend to dry up, the effects that knowledge about the fragility of supply chains may have on future transactions, impact on transaction financing as well as due diligence and Transaction Documentation and other effects for the M&A market.

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