Introduction to acquisition finance

Introduction to acquisition finance guidance:

This Practice Note is intended as an introductory guide to acquisition finance for those with no, or limited knowledge of the area. It explains: • what acquisition...

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This Practice Note provides a basic introduction to the key parties and documents involved in an acquisition finance transaction together with links for more detailed...

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This glossary explains many of the terms commonly used in the leveraged finance market. Terms contained in the definitions themselves that are in bold are defined...

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Most leveraged buy-outs will be funded using a mixture of equity and debt. How the funds are applied will vary from transaction to transaction but the finance will...

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Commencing the sale process Once the seller has decided to sell a business, it will start the sale process by preparing an information memorandum (IM) containing detailed...

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Factors influencing structure How a proposed buy-out is to be structured will typically start to be considered fairly early on in the process and will usually be set out...

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This Practice Note contrasts and compares the principal features of the two most commonly utilised transaction structures for the acquisition of a UK public limited...

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Auction sales are common in larger private equity transactions. Often referred to as 'institutional buyouts', disposals by auction are usually initiated by the owner and...

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This Practice Note explains what a public to private (P2P) transaction is and the applicable UK regulatory regime. It also considers specific issues a P2P transaction may...

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The term 'acquisition finance transaction' typically describes an acquisition of a business funded partially by debt which has been raised for the purpose of making the...

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