Mergers & Acquisitions

We regularly act in relation to significant M&A activity in our jurisdictions, whether as lead counsel for strictly local matters or as part of an international team for multi-jurisdictional transactions.

In addition to the negotiation of transaction documents, we assist clients with disclosure and due diligence exercises as well as obtain competition authority clearances. Our focus is a practical one; looking to allow clients the certainty to conclude a deal in the knowledge that their risk has been identified and mitigated appropriately.

Mergers & Acquisitions services
Acquisition Finance
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Advising on acquisition finance is a key part of our services when acting on M&A transactions. We work with our corporate teams to provide solutions which may include conventional loans, leveraging the target, accessing capital markets, or typically, a combination. We act for lenders, corporates and corporate advisors.

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Competition Law
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It is important for businesses to understand what constitutes a dominant market position in order to avoid unnecessarily or unknowingly becoming involved in anti-competitive practices, especially during mergers and acquisitions. Penalties can be significant and, potentially, directors may be disqualified or worse. In addition to regularly gaining merger approvals, our commercial team also advise a number of major businesses on the practical effect of the competition regimes on their businesses.

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Corporate Acquisitions and Takeovers
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Our team has a wealth of experience advising on all aspects of corporate acquisitions providing seamless support from agreeing heads of terms all the way through to completion.

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Due-Diligence
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Our experienced team will handle the due diligence process, from initial requests for information and documentation, transitioning to the review phase, making further requisitions as necessary and producing a comprehensive due diligence report setting out key issues and areas for risk mitigation.

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Mergers, Amalgamations and Schemes of Arrangement
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We provide expert legal support on both local and cross border amalgamations of regulated and unregulated companies and work closely with our dispute resolution team on local schemes of arrangement.

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Mergers & Acquisitions NEWS & PUBLICATIONS
Insight 28 Feb 2020

eHi Car Services Limited

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Insight 14 Feb 2020

Shanda: Minority discounts

The Board of the Privy Council (Board) recently handed down its decision in Shanda Games[1], a case involving the determination of 'fair value' of shares pursuant to s.238...

Insight 30 Mar 2020

Contractual agreements

It is very unlikely that anyone 12 months ago would have predicted that in the first three months of 2020, the world would have seen a new global pandemic resulting in some...

News 30 Mar 2020

Wills & Estates update

With the introduction of the lockdown in both Guernsey and Jersey, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Collas Crill Wills & Estates team across the Channel...

Insight 30 Mar 2020

UK buy-to-let sales in COVID-19

Many people were in the midst of a house sale or purchase when the COVID-19 pandemic was declared on 11 March, with stock markets plummeting and many events being...

Insight 27 Mar 2020

Where the land lies for LIBOR

At a time when COVID-19 has overtaken Brexit in column inches, we are reminded that the show must go on.  It's perfectly understandable to feel that if your lives have so...

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