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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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Insert the following new definition to clause 1.1 in Precedent: Investment agreement—single investor or Investment agreement—multiple investors: AIFM Regulations means...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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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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Article 23 Add the following new Article 23.6: Unless otherwise instructed by an Investor Direction, the Board shall procure that an annual general meeting of the Company...

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Article 22 Add the following new Article 22.6: Unless otherwise instructed by an Investor Direction, the Board shall procure that an annual general meeting of the Company...

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Add new Article 14 as follows: 14. Anti-dilution 14.1 In this Article 14, unless the context otherwise requires the following expressions shall have the following...

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1 Authority to allot shares—no distinction made between different classes of shares (general or specific authority) 1.1 [Without prejudice to section 550 of the CA 2006...

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Companies Act 2006 Private Company Limited By Shares Articles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited (Incorporated in England and Wales under registered no....

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Companies Act 2006 Private Company Limited By Shares Articles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited (Incorporated in England and Wales under registered no....

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Companies Act 2006 Private Company Limited by Shares Articles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited (Incorporated in England and Wales under registered no....

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Private Company Limited By Shares Articles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited (Incorporated in England and Wales under registered no. [insert number])...

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Companies Act 2006 Private Company Limited By Shares Articles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited (Incorporated in England and Wales under registered no....

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Companies Act 2006 Private Company Limited By Shares Articles of Association of [insert name of company] Limited (Incorporated in England and Wales under registered no....

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Letterhead of corporate finance advisors [insert name of recipient] [insert address of recipient] [insert date] Dear [insert name] Sale of [Insert name of company or...

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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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subscription and shareholders’ agreement/investment agreement Insert the following as new definitions (if not already included) in the subscription and shareholders’...

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