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Mergers and acquisitions

Initiating deals, managing sale processes, devising acquisition strategies and applying techniques in global and local M&A.


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Burden Group to Caneda Foods

Geert Struyven, corporate finance partner at Crowe, explains his role in the April 2019 sale of the Burden Group to Caneda Foods, as well as detailing the challenges and the strategy of the acquirer

MAactivity in the UK Food sector

M&A activity in the UK’s food sector has been brisk over the past year, particularly in the mid-market, as companies scrambled to cater for new and changing consumer tastes. Vicky Meek analyses the industry, including a section on the effects of Brexit

The value of local advisers

Tom Smyth, director of Dublin-based Broadlake, goes into detail on the reported £30m sale of skincare business Vita Liberata. He explains the value of local advisers and how the team overcame the challenges they faced

Analysis and deal drivers

UKs most acquisitive companies 2021

Acquisitions are a key part of corporate strategy for businesses entering a new market, adding new products or technologies, or gaining or building scale or resilience in testing times. In our annual review, we look at the UK companies most active in M&A.

Deal drivers in 2021 and the outlook

This year will no doubt prove challenging for businesses, but it won’t be without opportunities. Advisers and investors share their thoughts on tech-enabled sectors, capital gains tax, private equity, international acquirers, and accelerated M&A.

UK National Security and Investment Bill

Guidelines and reports

IP in M&A – legal considerations, Issue 62

This guideline identifies key intellectual property (IP) rights and comments on how such rights should be considered in the context of M&A transaction and contractual protections. It also addresses IP transfer and integration.

Bloomsbury Core Accounting and Tax Service

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Acquisition of a business

Chapter on the capital allowance implications when acquiring a business, including acquisition of shares, acquisition of a trade and company reconstructions without a change of ownership.

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