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Mergers and acquisitions

We handle a wide range of mergers and acquisitions, from planning through to deal completion and post-deal advice.

We act for multinationals, private and public companies, SMEs and entrepreneurs across a variety of industry sectors.

Our lawyers regularly undertake:

Our mergers and acquisitions team is supported by legal experts in other areas of the firm, including employment, immigrationtax, property and private client.

We can also provide useful introductions to accountants, financial advisers, bankers and other professionals that can provide additional support to our clients.

Recent work includes:

  • Handling the £175m reorganisation of a hotel group, involving the transfer of hotels to special-purpose subsidiaries
  • Handling the £120m sale of shares in an offshore family trust company
  • Handling various $ multi-million M&A and other commercial matters for an overseas telecommunications group
  • Advising on the £73m purchase of a retail chain
  • Advising on the £60m sale of a manufacturing company
  • Acting in a £50m purchase and refinancing of a hotel in London
  • Handling the €45m purchase of a jewellery company
  • Advising a manufacturing company on a $40m share buy-back
  • Advising on the £30m refinancing/sale of a care homes group
  • Advising on a £28m purchase of a software company
  • Handling the £27m cross-border sale of a distribution company
  • Advising on a £19m share acquisition of a shopping centre
  • Advising a listed plc on the £17m purchase of three companies and businesses in the specialist care sector
  • Advising on the $11m purchase of a debt-collection group
  • Handling the £8m disposal of a majority stake in a construction company to a venture capital house
  • Advising on the £5.8m acquisition of an LLP which operates care homes
  • Advising on the £5m disposal of two nursing home businesses
  • Handling the £4m disposal of a 50% stake in a construction company

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