Market Tracker Trend Report Trends in UK public M&A deals in 2017

Market Tracker’s latest trend report, Trends in UK public M&A deals in 2017, provides in-depth analysis of the 90 firm and possible offer announcements made for companies subject to the Takeover Code in 2017.  It includes insight into public M&A trends and what we might expect to see in 2018 and beyond.

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Topics covered include:

  • transaction structure
  • deal value and volume
  • public-to-private transactions
  • forms of consideration
  • bid financing
  • UK and foreign bidder activity
  • possible offers (including formal sale processes)
  • offer-related arrangements and non-director shareholder irrevocable undertakings
  • regulatory and political issues, including recent enforcement action by the Takeover Panel, changes to the Takeover Code and proposals for increasing Government powers to intervene in mergers

The report contains expert commentary from Selina Sagayam, Head of UK Transactional Practice Development at Gibson Dunn and Adam Cain, Senior Associate at Pinsent Masons LLP.

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