Public company takeovers

Public company takeovers guidance:

A ‘merger’ may fall within the EU merger rules and require notification to the European Commission if at least two parties to the transaction generate fairly substantial...

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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The effect of Brexit on UK...

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This Practice Note covers how 'business combinations' are accounted for, together with some accounting issues that can arise as a result of the way M&A transactions are...

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Produced with input from Rebecca Cousin of Slaughter and May on market practice. This Practice Note summarises the rules and guidance in relation to parties who are, or...

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This Practice Note summarises the important amendments made to the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) in September 2011. The changes were principally intended to...

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Not for release, publication or distribution (in whole or in part, directly or indirectly) in, into or from any jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation...

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Not for release, publication or distribution (in whole or in part, directly or indirectly) in, into or from any jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation...

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The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (Code) is the principal source of rules governing: • the timing, manner and specific content of announcements prior to and during a...

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What are the main announcements that need to be made? This Practice Note is part of the Corporate toolkit for public company takeovers structured as contractual offers....

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Brexit impact The operation of the UK takeover regime may be affected by Brexit, although none of the government’s or Takeover Panel’s proposals directly impact the...

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[insert company name] [PLC OR Limited] Minutes of a meeting of[ a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of offeree] (the Company) held at [insert...

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[insert company name][LIMITED OR PLC] Minutes of a meeting of [a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of company] (the Company) held at [insert place...

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[insert name of offeror] Minutes of a meeting of [a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of offeror] (the Company) held at [insert place of meeting]...

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[insert full name of offeree] plc Minutes of a meeting of [a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of offeree] PLC (the Company) held at [insert place...

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[insert name of offeror] Minutes of a meeting of [a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of offeror] (the Company) held at [insert place of meeting]...

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[insert company name][Limited OR PLC] Minutes of a meeting of [a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of company] (the Company) held at [insert place...

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[insert name of offeror][PLC OR Limited] Minutes of a meeting of [a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of offeree] (the Company) held at [insert...

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[insert company name][LIMITED OR PLC] Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors of [insert full name of company] (the Company) held at [insert place of meeting] on...

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[insert name of offeror] [PLC OR LIMITED] Minutes of a meeting of [a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of offeror] (the Company) held at [insert...

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At 11pm UK time on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU....

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Preliminary considerations This Practice Note is part of the Corporate toolkit for public company takeovers structured as contractual offers. An offeror or potential...

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This Practice Note is part of the Corporate toolkit for public company takeovers structured as contractual offers. It deals with the squeeze-out and sell-out rights under...

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This Practice Note looks at conditions, pre-conditions and terms typically included in public company takeover offers. It focuses on the most common of these conditions,...

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This Practice Note is part of the Corporate toolkit for public company takeovers structured as contractual offers. Conducting due diligence will involve reviewing...

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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Note:...

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Brexit impact The ability of UK companies to participate in mergers under the EU cross-border merger regime may be affected by Brexit. In particular, the Companies...

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