KPMG Law boasts a team of experienced M&A specialists based in the Central Asia and South Caucasus region. This team consistently provides advice on M&A transactions to domestic and foreign clients across various industries. With access to a global network of experts, we stay informed about the latest trends in the international M&A market. Our M&A lawyers are admitted to the New York and English bar, bringing extensive expertise to our clients.

We offer comprehensive assistance in the following areas:

  • Preparation for the purchase or sale of a business, whether on the sell-side or buy-side
  • Effective marketing of assets and securing the best offers
  • Structuring, negotiating, and ensuring the completion of transactions
  • Business restructuring or integration, pre- or post-merger
  • Facilitating regulatory approvals
  • Managing complex shareholder dynamics
  • Developing management team incentives in transactional settings

Our team can provide standalone legal services or collaborate as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes financial, technical, and tax experts. Clients can also benefit from the integrated advice of KPMG's financial experts, operational efficiency specialists, ESG advisors, and other specialized professionals. Our range of services encompasses public and private M&A, joint ventures, carve-outs, distressed M&A/reorganizations, squeeze-outs, and restructurings.

With KPMG Law as your trusted advisor, you can navigate the complexities of M&A transactions with confidence, drawing on our extensive experience, global insights, and integrated approach.

KPMG Law in Kazakhstan has extensive expertise in providing comprehensive legal support for M&A transactions. Recently, our M&A legal team assisted clients with the following notable M&A deals:

  • Legal support of a major Kazakhstan rail carrier in a number of transactions aimed at transferring client's assets to the private sector, along with legal analysis of the assets' investment attractiveness.
  • Comprehensive legal support of a transaction related to the sale of a 51% participation interest in a Kazakhstan oilfield service company.
  • Legal structuring of the prospective purchase of shares in a Kazakhstan subsoil use company by a major Russian subsoil user through KASE/AIX stock exchanges.
  • Advising Martin Bauer on the acquisition of a 50% share in a major producing company in Kazakhstan.
  • Advising a major Kazakhstan atomic company on the sale of shares in its Russian subsidiary.
  • Pre-sale legal due diligence of a Kazakhstan IT company.