Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Our corporate solicitors have extensive experience in dealing with mergers, acquisitions, disposals and group re-organisations. Our specialist solicitors will obtain a clear understanding of your ultimate goals and seek to achieve them whilst at the same time guiding you through the transaction advising on both the legal and commercial implications.

Our extensive experience allows our corporate solicitors to act swiftly to ensure that the transaction is undertaken quickly and smoothly. We understand the importance of momentum in business deals and given our extensive commercial experience, legal knowledge and practical approach we can drive deals forward to completion.

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Areas of specialism

  • Structuring deals and preparing heads of terms / memorandum of understanding
  • Drafting non disclosure agreements / confidentiality agreements
  • Preparing and advising upon the necessary purchase agreement, including warranties and indemnities appropriate to the size and nature of the business
  • Conducting legal due diligence for a purchaser – so you know exactly what you are acquiring
  • Advising on the suitability of warranties and indemnities to both buyers and sellers and for seller negotiating ‘seller protection provisions’
  • Dealing with all arrangements and requirements of the financial aspects of the transaction and liaising with funders and accountants as appropriate
  • Matching businesses with suitable acquisition opportunities
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