Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions often involve very complex legal issues which require not only an specialist understanding of corporate law but also the context of the transaction.

At Thrings, the Corporate team understands how the transaction process works and the pitfalls to look out for. We understand that your business needs and objectives are paramount and that a deal is only successful if it satisfies them.

We work directly with you, and your accountancy and tax advisers, using our project management skills to develop a strong relationship. This often means involving experts from across the firm, to provide specialist advice to provide integrated advice that will successfully guide you through all stages of the transaction.

Whether you are a public or private company, a family owned businesses, an entrepreneur, or a financial institution we can help you with the following:

  • Private and public company sales and acquisitions
  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Mergers and demergers
  • Management buy-ins and buy-outs
  • Public company takeovers and schemes of arrangement
  • Employment law issues relating to M&A, including TUPE and redundancy
  • Intellectual property matters relating to M&A
  • Company structure and organisation on formation
  • Strategic planning

Some examples of our work:

Acquisition of an interest in a substantial country hotel, golf course and leisure facility with development opportunities. The transaction included complex negotiations with both outgoing and remaining management to produce a structure to enable a turnaround and development for the future.

Acquisition of an English Holding Company of a group of French companies owning and running iconic bars in the French Alps.

John Davies
Partner
Swindon
01793 412634
07799 338382
Kevin McGuinness
Partner
London
020 7766 5674
07787 502973
Jane Oakland
Partner
Bristol
0117 930 9567
07836 293802
Jonathan Payne
Partner
Swindon
01793 412643
07786 197208

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