Public company takeovers (Schemes)

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The Market Tracker Trend Report provides in-depth analysis of the 94 firm and possible offers announcements made for companies subject to the Takeover...
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18th Jan
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This report provides in-depth analysis of the 42 firm and possible offer announcements made for companies subject to the Takeover Code in H1 2016. It...
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18th Jan
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This report examines market trends in respect of UK public M&A deals in the first half of 2013. It aims to provide an insight into the dynamics of...
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18th Jan
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This report provides in-depth analysis of the 46 firm and possible offer announcements made for companies subject to the...
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18th Jan
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What are the offeror's obligations in relation to the target company's share plan participants?If an offer is made for the shares of a listed company,...
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15th Jan
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Structure of public-to-private takeoversA public to private transaction is one where an unlisted company acquires a listed company, so that the target...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note is part of the Corporate toolkit for public company takeovers.Both the offeror and offeree will need to make preparations for the...
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13th Jan
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When does a scheme become effective?Generally, a scheme becomes effective following:•approval by the requisite majority of offeree shareholders at a...
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13th Jan
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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...
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13th Jan
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Letter from the chair of [Insert name of offeree company] plc(incorporated in [England and Wales] with registered number [insert number]) Registered...
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[insert name of offeree] PLCMinutes of a meeting of [a committee of] the board of directors of [insert full name of offeree] (the Company)held at...
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PART [Seven]ADDITIONAL INFORMATION1Responsibility1.1The [Offeree] Directors whose names are set out in paragraph 2.1 below accept responsibility for...
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13th Jan
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To: [name of offeree] (the Company) and its other directors[name of financial adviser] (the Bank)Proposed takeover offer for the Company1I, the...
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13th Jan
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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...
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13th Jan
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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...
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Explanatory statement(in compliance with section 897 of the Companies Act 2006)[insert name of offeree’s financial advisers][insert address of...
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13th Jan
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Form of proxy for use at the meeting of the members of [insert name of offeree] PLC (the Company) convened by the High Court of Justice of England and...
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13th Jan
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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...
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13th Jan
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IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND AND WALESCOMPANIES COURT (ChD)No. [This number will be assigned by the Court] of...
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Notice of general meeting[Insert offeree name] PLC(registered in England and Wales No. [insert company registration number])Notice is given that a...
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