Public company takeovers quiz

Public company takeovers quiz

 

This blog post contains links to our public company takeovers quiz, which tests users’ knowledge on various aspects of the UK takeover regime. The quiz is in multiple choice format and at the end of each question the correct answer will be displayed together with feedback and links to relevant materials. The quiz is intended for use by private practice lawyers, in-house counsel, corporate finance professionals and other parties engaged on takeover transactions (a subscription to Lexis®PSL Corporate is required).

Public company takeovers quiz—Part 1

Part 1 of the quiz deals with the following topics:

  • common terms and phrases used on takeovers
  • when does the Takeover Code apply?
  • when is an announcement required?
  • different takeover structures

To access Part 1 of the quiz, click here.

Public company takeover quiz—Part 2

Part 2 of the quiz deals with the following topics:

  • dealings that result in an obligation to offer a minimum level of consideration
  • dealings that result in an obligation to make a cash offer or securities exchange offer
  • break fees and other deal protection measures
  • irrevocable undertakings

To access Part 2 of the quiz, click here.

Public company takeovers quiz—Part 3

Part 3 of the quiz deals with the following topics:

  • the offer/scheme timetable
  • public to private transactions
  • statements made during the course of an offer
  • meetings during the course of a transaction

To access Part 3 of the quiz, click here.

Public company takeovers quiz—Part 4

Part 4 of the quiz deals with the following topics:

  • mandatory offers
  • offer/scheme conditions

To access Part 4 of the quiz, click here.

Public company takeovers quiz—Part 5

Part 5 of the quiz deals with the following topics:

  • merger control
  • profit forecasts
  • final stages of an offer
  • post-offer restrictions

To access Part 5 of the quiz, click here.

Other introductory materials

We have also produced the following introductory materials for those involved in takeover transactions:

  •  Public company takeovers toolkit: this toolkit is a guide to public company takeovers. It provides an overview of each phase of a takeover offer and the tasks that lawyers are required to complete as part of each phase

 

 

 

 


 

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Market Tracker is a unique service for corporate lawyers housed within Lexis®PSL Corporate. It features a powerful transaction data analysis tool for accessing, analysing and comparing the specific features of corporate transactions, with a comprehensive and searchable library of deal documentation across 14 different deal types. The Market Tracker product also includes news and analysis of key corporate deals and activity and in-depth analysis of recent trends in corporate transactions.