Mergers and acquisitions

Westfield business law firm assists its clients in the acquisition of company securities or company assets in Morocco.

We first determines with its client the scope of the legal audit to be carried out (full audit or limited audit). Once the scope has been determined, the audit of the legal documentation can begin. The lawyers of the business firm get in touch with the target to gather the legal and tax elements that will be analyzed.

On the basis of this audit, we prepares the legal documentation of the investment (shareholders’ agreement, guarantee of assets and liabilities, overhaul of the articles of association) to ensure maximum protection for the investment. The documentation is then negotiated with the target and their representatives.

Westfield business law firm acts both as an investor adviser and as an adviser to companies wishing to open their capital or sell part of its securities.

Firm’s capabilities – Examples of transactions our firm has undertaken recently in 2021

-acquisition of a majority stake in an insurance company located in Morocco (shareholder agreement, asset and liability guaranty, regulatory approval).

-sale of various intangible assets between a Moroccan distribution leader and a leading Tunisian company

– joint venture between two players in the pharmaceutical industry to produce syringes, masks and other pharmaceutical products.

– sale of a major player in car rentals in Morocco to the leader of the market of rental cars