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Market Tracker’s latest trend report, Trends in UK Public M&A deals in H1 2019, examines the current trends in the UK public mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market. The report includes in-depth analysis of the 33 firm offers, 18 possible offers, five formal sale processes and one strategic review announced in H1 2019 and provides insight into what we might expect to see in 2019 and beyond.
Highlights of the report:
Detailed statistical deal data for H1 2019, including transaction structure and consideration
Comparative overview of H1 and H2 deal value and deal volume across a five-year period
In-depth analysis of hostile takeovers, mandatory offers and competing bids in H1 2019
Summary of deal volume and aggregate deal value across industry sectors
Focus on emerging trends in public to private transactions
Update on UK and foreign bidder activity
Overview of recent and upcoming legal and regulatory developments, including proposals by the Competition and Markets Authority for a mandatory merger control filing regime and the coming into effect of the Prospectus Regulation (and related changes to
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Breach of statutory dutyThis Practice Note considers claims for damages for breach of statutory duty. For guidance on claims for damages for a negligent breach of duty of care outside a statutory duty, see Practice Notes:•Negligence—when does a duty of care arise?•Negligence—when is the duty of care
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Proprietary estoppelThis Practice Note considers proprietary estoppel from a generic standpoint.For industry specific guidance on proprietary estoppel, see Practice Notes:•Estoppel and property law•Mortgages by estoppelProprietary estoppel—what is it?Unlike the other forms of estoppel (see Practice
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