Mergers & Acquisitions
We advise on all aspects of the acquisition and disposal of businesses and private and public companies. With an impressive track-record in M&A and a reputation for tenacious negotiation, we offer fresh insight into challenging deals, tried and tested commercial knowledge, and personal attention to detail.
We advise on all types of joint venture arrangements, whether carried on through a joint venture company or other entity, or taking the form of a collaboration agreement or strategic alliance and the issues around the chosen structure, such as funding and other contributions to the joint venture, how to protect minority joint venture partners, commercial arrangements in connection with the joint venture, IP and IT rights, real estate, employment, and tax.
We advise issuers, investors, sponsors, nominated advisers, and brokers on equity capital transactions, including private and pre-IPO fundraising, flotations and primary and secondary equity offerings on various international Stock Exchanges, continuing legal and regulatory obligations, and delistings.
We advise issuers, investors, sponsors, nominated advisers, and brokers on debt financing transactions, including corporate and government bonds.
Increasingly M&A and corporate finance activity involves institutional investors in one capacity or other. We have broad experience of acting for institutional investors, investee companies, sellers, and management teams on acquisitions, disposals, investments, buy-outs and buy-ins involving private equity or venture capital finance.