Mergers & Acquisitions

We have over the past years acted for a number of international clients in various cross-border transactions, providing advice on all aspects of Maltese corporate structures.

Our corporate and M&A practice provides advice on the following corporate matters.

(a)     Advice and assistance on corporate and tax structuring

(b)     Incorporation of Maltese Companies and other Commercial Partnerships

(c)      Re-domiciliation of companies in and out of Malta

(d)     Corporate finance transactions

(e)     Mergers, divisions, amalgamations and acquisitions

(f)      Financial, tax and legal due diligence reports

(g)     Share transfers agreements

(h)     Pledging of shares

(i)       The protection of minority interests

(j)       Share option and share incentive schemes

(k)     Shareholders’ agreements

(l)       Corporate governance practices and procedures.

For further information please contact the firm’s tax and corporate services partner Stephen Balzan by sending an email on sbalzan@act.com.mt.  

Corporate Taxation
in Malta

Maltese companies are subject to tax at the rate of 35% on their world wide income and capital gains.   Malta grants various fiscal incentives to both companies and their shareholders upon distribution of a dividend.  Malta is a membe...

Learn More

Setting up a Company
in Malta

Setting up a company in Malta is a relatively straight forward procedure and can be set up within 2 working days, provided we are in receipt of all the information, funds and due diligence documentation we need. The Act that regulates Malte...

Learn More

Taking up Residence
in Malta

Warm climate, friendly people, excellent communication infrastructures, low criminality and many other features of the Maltese islands have made Malta an excellent destination for people to take up residence in. Moreover low rates of taxati...

Learn More

Remote Gaming
in Malta

In the last few years, a large number of remote gaming operators have established themselves in Malta and the Malta Gaming Authority has to date issued over 400 licenses. The Gaming Licenses  There are four (4) different gaming licenses that a prospective applicant may apply for, being:&nb...

Learn More

Payment Institutions
in Malta

Malta has become a destination of choice for the setting up of Payment Institutions (also referred to as Payment Services Providers or PSPs).  A number of advantages has contributed to this success, mainly but not limited to the fiscal incentives granted not only to the payment institutions ...

Learn More

Electronic Money Institutions
in Malta

Malta has recently seen an increase in the number of Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) looking to set up their operations in Malta.  This has been largely due to the growth in the e-commerce and the i-gaming industries.  Such EMIs are regulated by the Financial Institutions Act and t...

Learn More

Mergers & Acquisitions
in Malta

We have over the past years acted for a number of international clients in various cross-border transactions, providing advice on all aspects of Maltese corporate structures. Our corporate and M&A practice provides advice on the following corporate matters. (a)     Advic...

Learn More

Prospects Services of a Corporate Advisor
in Malta

‘Prospects’ is a new platform set up by the Malta Stock Exchange in line with its commitment to open up new capital market opportunities, create economies of scale and to afford businesses more competitiveness and sustainability.  Through ‘Prospects’, SME’s wil...

Learn More

Assistance to Family Businesses
in Malta

Malta has recently introduced legislation to encourage good governance in the management of family businesses, to assist family businesses to operate their business in an efficient way and to assist such family businesses to transfer their business from one generation to the other.  Malta is...

Learn More

Members of

Malta Members of

Accredited Agents with