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July 01, 2022

Public Mergers and Acquisitions in the UK: Overview

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PUBLIC MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN THE UK: OVERVIEW

Partners Phil Cheveley, Maegen Morrison, Nick Withers, Simon Burrows, and counsel Michael P. Scargill have published a guide to public mergers and acquisitions law in the U.K.

The country-specific Q&A looks at current market activity; the regulation of recommended and hostile bids; pre-bid formalities, including due diligence, stakebuilding and agreements; procedures for announcing and making an offer (including documents and mandatory offers); consideration; post-bid considerations (including squeeze-out and de-listing procedures); defending hostile bids; tax issues; other regulatory requirements and restrictions; and any proposals for reform.

Read “Public Mergers and Acquisitions in the UK: Overview 2022.”

Authors and Contributors

Phil Cheveley

Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions

+44 20 7655 5822

+44 20 7655 5822

London

Maegen Morrison

Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions

+44 20 7655 5064

+44 20 7655 5064

London

Nick Withers

Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions

+44 20 7655 5956

+44 20 7655 5956

London

Simon Burrows

Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions

+44 20 7655 5696

+44 20 7655 5696

London

Michael Scargill

Counsel

Mergers & Acquisitions

+44 20 7655 5161

+44 20 7655 5161

London

Regional Experience