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Whether advising on UK domestic or international, cross-border deals, what sets us apart is our practical approach to providing advice on corporate law issues. Our experienced team can advise in relation to private equity transactions for both institutions and management teams, public and private mergers and acquisitions, IPOs on AIM and the Main Market and secondary fundraisings. We also assist clients with shareholder agreements, partnership transactions, joint ventures, as well as providing corporate governance advice on an ongoing basis.
We are known for grounding everything we do in an understanding of your needs. Our industry insight across the leisure, retail, financial services, support services, telecommunications and technology sectors, in particular, frames our thinking. This expertise, underpinned by our technical ability, means we get you the transactional results you need and want.
In this latest report, the corporate experts at DWF analyse the key deal terms of private equity exits across both the London Main Market and AIM in 2017.
In this latest report, we analyse the key deal terms of private equity exits across both the London Main Market and AIM in 2017.
DWF's Scottish corporate team has advised private equity investors Aliter Capital and Boston Networks on the acquisition of technology solutions business Pinacl Solutions and Pinacl GDA to create a new UK-wide network infrastructure and integrated technologies business.
DWF has advised on the management buyout (MBO) by Maven of Scottish business, CMS Window System (CMS), a manufacturer of premium windows and doors. This is the fourth investment made by Maven’s UK Regional Buyout Fund.
DWF has advised Arlington Industries Group (Arlington), on the acquisition of the Wahler thermostat business from BorgWarner.
Global legal business, DWF, has taken the lead role in advising Aperture Trading Limited on the purchase of window manufacturing company Synseal, safeguarding over 1,000 jobs.
After much speculation, late 2018 saw the adoption of laws opening a relaxation of foreign investment thresholds in UAE companies. While the international free zones in the UAE have long played a meaningful part in attracting foreign investment, where foreign investment thresholds do not apply, it is the UAE’s adoption of Federal Decree No. (19) of 2018 on Foreign Direct Investment (the “FDI Law”) which is the game changer for further FDI into certain sectors of the UAE’s economy
Global legal business DWF has appointed Linda Fu to lead its London based China Desk.
DWF has advised Polemos plc, an AIM-listed cash-shell, on the reverse takeover of Digitalbox Publishing (Holdings) Limited and the acquisition of Mashed Productions Limited.
DWF's Scottish corporate team has advised Ipsum Group, backed by private equity fund Aliter Capital, on its third bolt-on acquisition, the purchase of drainage and maintenance company Euro Environmental Utilities Group Limited.
The Finance Act 2019 has confirmed new limitations on the availability and operation of Entrepreneurs' Relief. Employee shareholders and private equity investors need to be alive to the changes and their impact on share disposals or on structuring new investments.
With over 90 lawyers across the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Dubai and Brussels, we work hard to provide a complete corporate service, drawing in expertise from across the firm.