1 November, 2017

Broaden evaluation of foreign investors’ intentions, urges EEF

Plans to widen the scope of UK takeover adjudications to consider more clearly the acquirer’s intentions fail to go far enough, according to manufacturing lobby group EEF. It also says the plans ...
Somerdale factory, Cadbury's, Kraft, takeovers

21 September, 2017

Takeover Panel moves to protect British-based R&D with tougher rules

Tougher rules for taking over British companies could be introduced, after the Takeover Panel set out a plan to increase disclosure of the purchaser’s intentions post-deal. Its consultation docum...

23 January, 2017

Hostile intent

Most M&A activity tends to be straightforward: purchaser identifies target, makes an offer, offer is rejected or accepted, and the world continues to turn. In some cases, however, things can take ...
executive education

23 August, 2015

‘Guinea pigs’ or highly trained professionals?

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23 August, 2015

It’s not about the price tag

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