Mergers & acquisitions
Our Mergers and Acquisitions Group advises listed and
unlisted UK companies, overseas corporations and multinationals in
a wide variety of industry sectors.
With expertise and experience ranging from large and complex
domestic and cross-border transactions, including public company
takeovers, through to smaller private company acquisitions and
disposals, our approach is pro-active and commercial.
Before we begin a transaction, we seek to understand the
background and commercial imperatives. Throughout the transaction
process, from advising on optimum deal structures through the due
diligence process and negotiation to post-completion integration,
we believe in keeping legal issues in perspective and focusing on
our clients’ commercial objectives. A focused approach
combined with our sector knowledge, technical expertise and
transactional experience helps our clients complete their
transactions on the best possible terms.
Transaction management is tailored to each client’s requirements
and we provide a flexible, adaptable service. We put together
cost-effective teams for all sizes of transaction. Where necessary,
our lawyers draw on support from specialist groups within the
On cross-border matters, we work closely with our associated
offices in Spain and Italy and other overseas lawyers, with a
view to providing a seamless service taking full account of local
issues, both legal and cultural. We can act as lead or local
counsel, as appropriate.