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Inbrief12 May 2019
Many business-owners look to sell at some point. The reasons for selling may vary but often it is the opportunity for an owner to capitalise on the years of hard work that have gone into building up his or her business.
Deal05 April 2019
Lewis Silkin has advised Unlimited Group on their acquisition of one of the UK’s fastest growing B2B marketing agencies, DirectionGroup
13 March 2019
This is an update on the changes to the qualifying criteria for entrepreneurs’ relief introduced in the October 2018 Budget, amended in December and now embodied in statute.
Lewis Silkin French Desk advises its longstanding client Publicis Groupe, on the sale of Publicis Health Solutions to Altamont Capital Partners
Deal12 February 2019
Lewis Silkin has advised its longstanding client Publicis Groupe, on the sale of Publicis Health Solutions to Altamont Capital Partners.
Lewis Silkin French Desk advises its longstanding client Publicis Groupe on the acquisition of the remaining 24.9% stake in Blue 449 from M&C Saatchi Plc
Deal04 February 2019
Lewis Silkin has advised its longstanding client Publicis Groupe on the acquisition of the remaining 24.9% stake in Blue 449 from M&C Saatchi Plc.
Deal11 January 2019
Lewis Silkin has advised its client Next Fifteen, the digital communications group, on its acquisition of Planning-Inc Ltd, a predictive analytics and data marketing business.
Lewis Silkin advises Harbour Group on the acquisition of Pulsar Process Measurement by ONICON Incorporated
Deal10 January 2019
Lewis Silkin has advised its client Harbour Group on the acquisition of Pulsar Process Measurement by ONICON Incorporated.
Deal20 December 2018
Deeson Group Holdings, a digital agency specialising in high profile content–managed websites and digital products has been acquired by The Panoply Holdings PLC (a newly listed AIM company) and will be integrated into TPX Manifesto an existing company within The Panoply group.
Lewis Silkin has advised RYVL (The Marketing Group) on its acquisition of Blockchain Nordic Ltd and Proposed Fund Raise.
Deal19 December 2018
Lewis Silkin has advised its longstanding client RVYL, formerly known as The Marketing Group, on its acquisition of Blockchain Nordic Ltd.
Deal18 December 2018
The Lewis Silkin Corporate team has advised its client, Dictate IT, on its acquisition by Irish healthcare, technology and services group, Clanwilliam Group. The Lewis Silkin cross-departmental team have been incredibly busy in 2018, working end-to-end on the full spectrum of corporate transactions within the technology sector, and the success of this acquisition shall further boost the teams reputation within the sector.
Lewis Silkin advises on sale of leading digital service design agency We Are Friday to PA Consulting
Deal17 December 2018
Leading law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has advised We Are Friday, a leading digital service design and engineering agency, on its acquisition by PA Consulting.
Lewis Silkin French Desk advises long term client Sopra Steria (Euronext Paris) on the acquisition of lending solutions provider Sword Apak
Deal25 October 2018
The Lewis Silkin French Desk has advised its long term client Sopra Steria on its acquisition, through its subsidiary Sopra Banking Software, of lending solutions software provider Sword Apak, a subsidiary of Sword Group.
Sam Pennington featured in The Times - Raconteur report: Mergers, Acquisitions & Exit Strategies - Cover your bucks when dealmaking
Press27 September 2018
Corporate partner Sam Pennington featured in The Times - Raconteur report - M&A and Exit Strategies today, quoted in relation to the growing use of insurance in Mergers & Acquisitions transactions.
Press01 August 2018
In an article for Lawyer Monthly, Jonathan Carr discusses employment law due diligence in M&A transactions, and what US companies should consider when investing in the UK.
Lewis Silkin advises Next Fifteen Communications Group plc on its acquisition of Technical Associates Group
Deal23 July 2018
Lewis Silkin has advised its client Next Fifteen Communications, the digital communications group, on its 100% acquisition of the Technical Associates Group (“TAG”), a specialist technical content and digital marketing business focused on the industrial engineering sector, on 12 July 2018.
Press11 June 2018
In an article for Law360, Richard Moore discusses the employment law considerations U.S. companies need to think about when acquiring U.K. based companies or assets, due to a number of differing fundamental employment principles.
Deal31 May 2018
Leading law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has advised Sparkler, a leading digital insight and strategy consultancy, on its acquisition by PA Consulting Group.
Deal26 April 2018
Leading law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has advised Cirkle, the PR and digital consultancy, on its move to become 60% owned by employees.
Inbrief01 April 2018
This guide is intended to assist potential buyers, who are from overseas, and have not been through the process of buying a business in the UK before and want to know a little more about what to expect. English company law does not impose any restrictions on foreigners acquiring an interest in domestic companies. These notes assume that the target business is owned by a private limited company incorporated in England, with several individual shareholders.
Deal26 March 2018
Lewis Silkin has advised its long-standing client, Haymarket Media Group, on the sale of five consumer media brands to Future plc, for an aggregate sum of up to £14m.