The purchase and sale of assets involves the direct acquisition of individualised assets held by an enterprise under a contract for the sale of assets concluded by and between a buyer and the enterprise. Two legal instruments allow the acquisition of a company in Spain: the transfer of companies under an asset purchase contract and the transfer of companies through the purchase/sale of sales and shares. Each represents a number of advantages and disadvantages that must be evaluated upstream in order to ensure the success of the operation and avoid possible legal contingencies. Mariscal &Abogados specializes in legal advice on mergers and acquisitions in Spain: acquisition of companies, purchase and sale of assets or business units, mergers and other structural changes of companies. If you have a question, do not hesitate to contact us. Despite the advantages mentioned above, there are also negative aspects of this type of operation….