The acquisition and sale of assets includes the direct acquisition of individualized assets held by a company under an asset purchase agreement between the purchaser and entity. Two legal instruments enable the acquisition of a business in Spain: the transfer of companies under an asset acquisition contract and the transfer of businesses by buying/selling sales and shares. Each has a number of advantages and disadvantages that need to be assessed upstream to ensure the success of the transaction and avoid possible legal contingencies. Mariscal – Abogados specializes in legal advice in the case of mergers and acquisitions in Spain: acquisition of companies, purchase and sale of assets or business entities, mergers and other structural changes of companies. If you have a request, please contact us. Despite the benefits mentioned above, there are also negative aspects of this type of operation.