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This Practice note provides an overview of the agreement for the purchase of some or all of a company's assets (the APA). See Precedent: Asset purchase agreement—long...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the agreement for the sale and purchase of shares in a private limited company (target): the share purchase agreement (SPA)....

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This Practice Note is part of the Lexis®PSL Corporate private equity buyout transaction toolkit. Timing Preparation of a first draft of the share purchase agreement (SPA)...

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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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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on...

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BREXIT: The UK is due to leave the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance...

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This Practice Note explores the measures in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (Directive 2011/61/EU) (AIFMD) relating to the rights and regulatory...

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AIFMD and the regulation of depositories The purpose of the depositary is to act as a legally separate organisation, responsible for holding the formal documents that...

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AIFMD transparency rules The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (Directive 2011/61/EU) (AIFMD) was transposed into national law in the UK on 22 July 2013. All...

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The allotment of shares and issue of shares is governed by statute and the applicable statutory provisions differ according to the type of company that is proposing the...

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Auction processes play an important role in particular industries, for example, in the private equity industry or in government privatisations, or in large value...

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Auction processes play an important role in particular industries, for example, in the private equity industry, in government privatisations, or in large value...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU. Brexit or the date when the UK formally leaves the EU as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) can occur either...

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In an asset purchase, the buyer purchases only those assets and assumes only those liabilities it wishes to acquire: • sometimes an asset purchase is the purchase of an...

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Business angels A business angel or angel investor is a high net worth individual who invests in early-stage high growth private companies with little or...

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