Getting The Deal Through - Mergers & Acquisitions 2012 - Cyprus


"Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Mergers & Acquisitions 2012, (published in May, 2012; contributing editor: Casey Cogut, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP). For further information please visit"

- 1 Types of transaction

How may businesses combine?

A business combination may take the form of:

• a merger in the form of amalgamation of two or more companies into one of them, or the amalgamation of two or more companies into a special purpose company set up for that purpose;

• acquisition of shares;

• acquisition of assets; or

• an arrangement, compromise or reconstruction between two or more companies.

- 2 Statutes and regulations

What are the main laws and regulations governing business combinations?

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