Mergers and acquisitions – M&A services

We have an in-depth understanding of the multi-jurisdictional complexity that surrounds international M&A transactions. This allows us to help corporate and private equity firms streamline every stage of mergers, acquisitions and carveouts.

Our knowledge and expertise in cross-border compliance and essential business administration services will help you get even the most complex deals over the line. We also ensure post-deal entities are up and running fast, wherever you are operating.

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Mergers and acquisitions – M&A services

The complexities surrounding an M&A process can cost you in time, money and stakeholder confidence if not handled correctly, especially when cross-border integration is required.

While navigating the tricky path from agreement to integration, you must also consider all aspects of compliance as you build or integrate a business infrastructure that must deliver entity management, HR administration, payroll, accounting, bookkeeping and tax compliance.

It is not possible to simply import your existing operational blueprint or adopt the strategy of the seller in your chosen jurisdiction. The intricacies of each M&A process are nuanced and depend on the complexity of the compliance requirements of that country.

We specialise in finding fast answers to the complicated problems that arise in mergers and acquisitions. Our expert team works to flawlessly execute the required processes, allowing you to expand your business in a stable and secure environment.

Support and stability during and after the deal

We work with clients on every stage of merger and acquisition processes and lifecycles.

Mergers and acquisitions – M&A services

Deal structure

  • Health check: financial, legal compliance, HR and payroll
  • Special purpose vehicle (SPV) setup and lifecycle management
  • Time and cost analysis of entity setup and operational readiness
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Deal funding

  • Loan agency services
  • Trustee services
  • Cash management
  • Loan administration and agency services
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Due diligence

  • Global transaction risk management and mitigation
  • Defining optimal corporate operating model
  • SPV setup and lifecycle management
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Entity formation and operational readiness

  • Legal entity formation and activation
  • Bank account setup support
  • Local company registration
  • Investment capital management
  • Business licensing
  • HR/pension registrations
  • Tax registrations
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Back office support

  • Global payroll
  • HR administration
  • Local and management accounting
  • Tax compliance
  • Entity management
  • Change management

Case study

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“TMF group provides all the professional corporate secretarial support we could ever hope for. Whenever we need help or clarification, it is just a phone call away. When we embarked on our first M&A transaction, TMF Group held our hands throughout the process. It even provided us with a complete manual containing checklists and step-by-step guides, outlining all the statutory requirements. This made our job so much easier.” 

Lee Poh Hong, Finance Manager, CAM Resources Berhad

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  “TMF Group had proven expertise in handling M&A carve-out payroll consolidation, harmonisation and standardisation within a short timeframe.”

Gery Qian, Head of Total Rewards and HR services, Asia-Pacific, Ingersoll Rand


Streamline every stage of your deal, from pre-acquisition preparation to post-close integration.

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TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world.

With more than 10,000 colleagues in 125 offices across 86 jurisdictions, all working to the same high standards of service and security, we provide our clients with local expertise where it is needed most. Our locations cover 92% of world GDP and 95% of FDI inflow.

We are a key part of our clients’ governance, providing the accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration and legal entity management services essential to their success. We make sure rules are followed, reputations protected and operational compliance maintained.

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We serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private equity and real estate investors, and family offices. Our clients include the majority of the Fortune Global 500, FTSE 100 and top 300 private equity firms.