In mergers and acquisitions, businesses need the assistance of Corporate Solicitors who have experience and expertise in dealing with these types of transactions. There are a great deal of elements that need to be considered in mergers and acquisitions; a specialist Lawyer can help to ensure that you do not fall afoul of the complexities of the law.
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The transfer of the ownership rights of a company, where one entity takes ownership of another’s assets and equity, is known as an acquisition.
Acquisitions can be ‘friendly’, where the incumbent directors are willingly relinquishing control and/or possession of the business, or ‘hostile’, where equity is bought direct from shareholders or management is forced out and replaced with a team willing to sell.
If you are subject to a hostile acquisition, there are potential legal defences, and hiring legal assistance should not be delayed to give you the best chance of success.
The legal concept of a merger is similar, if not overlapped, with an acquisition. It involves the consolidation of two separate legal entities, resulting in a single amalgamated corporation. Similar considerations need to be tended to in this instance as with an acquisition.
In either case, mergers and acquisitions incorporate a number of legal issues, including asset valuation and proprietary ownership changes. There are also rules about confidentiality and disclosure, as well as subsequent legal structuring.
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Corporate Solicitor Services
A Corporate Solicitor will take stock of your circumstances and requirements and produce a solution that is tailored to your particular merger or acquisition.
Corporate Solicitors can assist with:
- Taking full consideration of all possible legal issues involved with the transaction
- Running due diligence on the company/organisations involved
- Preparing transactional documents
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