Mergers & Acquisitions

2022 Awards

IFLR 1000 2022

Tier 3 – Thailand  & Vietnam


Highly Recommended – Thailand & Vietnam

2021 Awards


Band 2 – Vietnam

LEGAL 500 2021

Tier 1 – Myanmar

Tier 3 – Thailand & Vietnam

The DFDL Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) team is a regional DFDL Practice Group with the mission of helping investors to successfully prepare, structure, negotiate, implement, and secure complex local and cross-border corporate and asset transfer transactions.

Our M&A team comprises of highly specialized M&A practitioners who offer international as well as local legal and tax expertise. Our advisers are well versed in the current legal and business climate of their local jurisdictions, offering insightful industry knowledge and services of the highest caliber.

With the depth of our experience and rapidly expanding geographical reach, our M&A Practice Group establishes DFDL as an outstanding firm able to provide a full range of legal and tax M&A and corporate finance services to investors interested in developing their operations internationally, in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and further afield.

The breadth of our experience allows us to offer our clients relevant and complete transactional legal and tax solutions across our jurisdictions and beyond in various contexts, among others:

Client Role
  • Purchaser
  • Vendor
  • Sponsor
  • Lender
Transaction Type
  • Private and Public M&A
  • Joint venture
  • Private equity
  • Corporate finance and securities
Geographical Scope
  • Domestic
  • Cross-border
  • Multi-jurisdictional
  • Inbound/Outbound Asia and beyond
Industry Sectors
  • Telecom
  • Real estate
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Forestry/Agriculture
  • Infrastructure
  • Transformation industries
  • Retail
Investors Origins
  • Domestic, ASEAN Members, Asian and International
  • In particular, our DFDL China, Japan, and India Desks have the required language capabilities and are fully equipped to assist Chinese, Japanese, and Indian investors.


Jerome Buzenet

Partner & Head of M&A Practice

Chris Robinson

Partner & Head of M&A Practice