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ESG factors are a ‘must have’ for all M&A transactions

The Business Times, 30 June 2021: ESG factors are a ‘must have’ for all M&A transactions

Beyond corporate compliance, robust environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) frameworks are a “must have” for every corporation, even in the sphere of Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”). Certainly, ESG is an important consideration in M&A valuation, as well as risk assessment and management across various phases of an M&A deal – from due diligence to negotiation and crafting of commercial terms of a deal, and all the way to post-deal integration between M&A parties.

Learn more on the impact of proactive ESG practices in M&A transactions from this article by RHTLaw Asia Partner and Co-head of Corporate and Capital Markets Practice Yang Eu Jin and RHT Green Principal Consultant Philip Lim.

Click here to access the full article on The Business Times.

To learn more about RHTLaw Asia’s ESG Practice, click here.

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