Merger and acquisition support services

Drive efficiency, meet deadlines and avoid costly delays across new entity formation and TSA transition of back office functions for multi-country carve-out transaction. Speak to our M&A experts for a free consultation.

Merging with, or acquiring another company or carve-out can be a lucrative growth opportunity, but it doesn’t come without risk. And this risk can be even higher when doing it across different borders. It’s therefore essential that you have the right M&A support services and processes in place to help you succeed.

From bidding for the target to getting the deal over the line and making your investment pay off, we can help you plan, prepare and execute. Our team of cross-border M&A experts are here to support you:

  • Form legal entities
  • Ensure all deadlines are met pre-transaction close
  • Build efficient global back office operating models during a transition services agreement (TSA)
  • Provide governance solutions with managed risk
  • Realise cost savings during and post close

Our M&A service support team has in-depth knowledge and expertise across major markets to help you throughout each phase of the transaction, stand up the entire operating structure and most importantly set up a turnkey global back office.  


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With a high proportion of M&A transactions failing it’s essential to carry out thorough due diligence to reduce risk as well as having the right integration model, financial detail and regulatory expertise in place to set yourself up for success.

Why Vistra

Transactions. Simplified.
With so many parties involved in an M&A transaction, knowing you have one trusted service partner can create efficiencies and speed up closing.
Deadlines. Met.
Avoid hefty penalties for a missed closing date or TSA changes with Vistra’s M&A and local country expertise.
Costs. Reduced.
We can help you transition from TSA early so you can realise cost savings and deliver even more alpha for your investors.
Technology. Delivered.
With our unique Global Compliance App tech platform, the buyer, legal counsel and other advisors have all the information they need at their fingertips to reduce complexity and increase efficiencies.
Reach. Further.
We can help you execute in over 100 countries and have on-the-ground presence in over 45. Our experts have the know-how to help you navigate opportunities wherever they land.
And much more.
We have a wide range of services to help you through every stage of the M&A transaction process, all tailored to your needs.
66 %
we work with 66% of the top 300 global PE firms
200 k
legal entities under management
395 $bn
assets under administration
1 k+
PE specialists globally

Private equity firm EQT establish legal entities in 30+ markets

A comprehensive guide to cross-border M&A activity

With M&A failure rate noted at between 70-90%, getting everything right is essential to success. Our guide lays out:

  • Legal entity considerations
  • HR, immigration and data protection consideration
  • Intellectual property protection



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