Mergers and acquisitions

Our M&A team supports buyers, sellers and management teams with their transaction journeys and growth ambitions. 

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Advising entrepreneurs, family businesses, international businesses expanding into the UK and Europe, investors and family offices. We can help with you achieve your ambitions whether through acquisition, investment or exit.

Our team gets the entrepreneurial mindset and we always apply this to the way we work with our clients. We fit into the way that clients want to do business and we know that for an acquisitive client the way we conduct ourselves on a deal impacts their reputation.

We help entrepreneurs grow their businesses, prepare for sale and guide them through exit. We work closely with our Private Client team to ensure that our client's personal and family arrangements are also well looked after.

Likewise, privately and family owned companies come to us to support them with their succession planning.

We act for large corporates looking to M&A as part of their growth and innovation strategies. We are well versed in all aspects of M&A from the terms and structure of deals, negotiations,  the strategic aspects of growth and exit planning – right through to execution.

We also help clients (working with their other advisers) to re-structure their corporate affairs, whether supporting on personal wealth or tax planning, change in business focus, or for reasons of family or business succession.

Many of our clients are international and turn to us for counsel on their UK and international deal making. We are also the UK member for the Meritas and Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) alliances, giving clients access to leading international advice around the globe.

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