M&A Disputes


July 4, 2022

In the first of a two-part series,  legal, accounting and market experts discussed mergers and acquisitions deal volumes, deal structures, new investment vehicles, advances in technology and the rapidly changing economic conditions which have contributed to the number of M&A disputes in recent years.

Panellists included:

  • Moderator: Daniel Ryan, Managing Director, BRG, and testifying expert in business valuation, shareholder and post-acquisition disputes
  • Marina Boterashvili, Senior Associate, Quinn Emanuel
  • Nicholas ChandlerSenior Associate (Dispute Resolution), CMS
  • Andrew Short, Partner (Commercial Litigation), Mishcon de Reya
  • Andrew Webb, Managing Director, BRG, and former investment banker and mining industry expert

They covered themes including:

  • The outlook for both M&A and M&A disputes over the next twelve to eighteen months, ahead of the annual BRG M&A Disputes Report which is scheduled for release in November
  • Some industry sectors most involved in disputes: hospitality and leisure, life sciences, technology, energy and resources
  • Geographies which are seeing high levels of litigation
  • Innovation and new deal structures—including the rise in special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)—and implications for disputes
  • Clauses and other measures which guard against post-close disputes

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