At all costs: a closer look at M&A risks

Author: Hengeler Mueller | Published: 23 Sep 2019

risksA poll of blue-chip executives shows companies are becoming increasingly aware of the risks inherent to M&A

Many will recall the judgment of the General Court of the European Union (EGC) from July 2018 (T-419/14). According to that judgment, a private equity investor can be jointly and severally liable with a portfolio company for the latter's cartel infringements even if the former's interest in the portfolio company is far less than 50%....