Mergers and acquisitions are transactions that transfer the ownership of a company in order to consolidate this with another entity.
What is a merger?
A merger refers to the legal consolidation of two separate entities into a new one; and the concept of acquisition refers to taking ownership of the assets and interests of the newly-acquired company. The law relating to mergers and acquisitions is a complex area, and it is therefore important to have skilled and experienced legal advice and support from outset.
Dedicated team of corporate lawyers
Stirling Ackroyd Legal is a large, reputable law firm offering a wide range of legal services. We have a dedicated team of business and corporate law solicitors who have diverse experience of providing legal advice and support on mergers and acquisitions across all sectors of the economy. Whatever the size and nature of your company, we will be able to help you.
Our experience in this area includes:
- Overseas transaction
- Joint ventures
- Acquisition and disposal of business assets
- Acquisitions of private and public companies
Offering bespoke guidance to help you
Mergers and acquisitions will invariably involve a wide range of legal issues that will need to be addressed as part of the process, such as pensions, taxation, employment, regulatory and competition law. As a leading London law firm, we offer a broad spectrum of legal services and will be able to offer advice and guidance on all other relevant aspects of the proposed transaction, to ensure a fully coordinated response with a view to achieving the best outcome for you and your business.
Solution-focused to achieve the best results
We are flexible and client-centered in our approach and can always adapt according to need if your requirements change. We are pro-active and solution-focused and will advise you on the merits of the options available, based on your individual circumstances.
Stirling Ackroyd Legal offer a dependable and cost-effective service that is tailored to meet your business needs. For more information on the range of legal services that we offer in relation to mergers and acquisitions, please contact us without obligation, and we will be very happy to help you.
Highlights Include Advising:
- WPP Group PLC to acquire the entire issued share capital of All Global Limited (“All Global”), a data collection company providing the market research community with healthcare internet panel research, telephone recruiting and qualitative interviewing. Founded in 2002, All Global is based in London and employs 44 people. All Global’s revenues for the year ended 30 April 2006 were £7.3 million with gross assets at the same date of £1.5 million.
- Hitachi Zosen to Acquire Cumberland a world leading electro technical company with its headquarters in Dubai. One of the first mergers in its sector to see a Japanese firm acquire a Middle Eastern company providing the company with direct access to the European and MENA regions.
Asset Based Lending
We have a dedicated team to advise and support you and your business with all aspects of asset-based lending, which is designed to enable larger businesses to raise higher levels of funding.
It is often an ideal option to facilitate strategic plans or for the release of additional working capital. It combines invoice finance with funds released against other business assets, such as property, machinery or vehicles.
Looking to buy-out or buy-in?
Asset based lending is often considered in order to finance a management buy-out or buy-in, merger or acquisition.
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