Mergers & Acquisitions


M&AThe 20th century witnessed Mergers & Acquisition used exclusively by corporation in developed economy as a primary strategy for growth and market expansion.  In the 21st century, as wealth creation centered into the emerging markets, M&A has become a favorite management tool for expanding market base and acquiring new technology by  corporation in developing economies in China, India, Russia, South Africa and Malaysia.      

Since the establishment of our firm in 2002, Melli Darsa & Co has earned an enviable reputation for advising some of most high profile Mergers and Acquisition work coming out of Indonesian. We act for the buyer, seller, target financial investor or management.  We are proud to have been consistently ranked as one of the top M&A Law Firm in Indonesia notwithstanding our independent status and size.  

The firm has participated in key roles during some of the major acquisition transactions which also contain capital markets aspects coming out of the region, including the acquisition of shares involving the shareholder of a major publicly listed cigarette company, acquisitions of controlling stakes in a number of major banks of Indonesia as well as certain companies with oil and gas and coal mining interests by foreign strategic investors.  

Our lawyers have represented companies in all aspects of business formations, mergers, joint ventures, acquisitions, stock and asset sales, tender offers, takeover and reorganization. We have accumulated a solid track record for being able to carry out comprehensive and strategic legal due diligence exercises for Mergers and Acquisitions transactions in wide range of industries. Instead of providing the client with a lengthy and convoluted report, our due diligence focuses on the key issues crucial to the transaction and proposes solutions or alternatives to the issues.

Our ability to work seamlessly with other professionals has made us in high demand by both sellers and buyers alike. We believe our firm provide unique added value and experience to any M&A team by delivering high end cutting edge solutions with unqualified attention,  previously only expected from a global firm. Our M&A team brings the knowledge and client attention of  a global firm with an undisputed local knowledge and customs.