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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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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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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This Practice Note considers the general prohibition on break fees and other deal protection measures (or ‘offer-related arrangements’) introduced in...

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The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Brexit can occur either in accordance with a ratified withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU or...

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

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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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Brexit impact The operation of the UK takeovers regime may be affected by Brexit. For the purposes of this note, the principal change relates to the companies to which...

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Timing This Practice Note is part of the Corporate toolkit for public company takeovers structured as contractual offers. An offer (whether revised or...

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This Practice Note is part of the Corporate toolkit for public company takeovers structured as contractual offers. When a company is, or predicts that it may be, subject...

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