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UK acquisitions: understanding the difference between buying the target’s shares or the company’s assets
HLaw webinar: UK acquisitions – shares vs assets
There is a generation of founders at the time of writing looking at M&A in a new light: those still sitting on cash who are looking to buy up erstwhile competitors; and those for whom the music stopped and who are looking at being acquired (hopefully not as a fire sale).
In this latest webinar from HLaw, Annette and Henry answer a key threshold question on UK M&A deals: is the buyer acquiring the shares in a Target company or the assets and business of that company?
The answer to that question takes both buyer and seller down radically different paths…
Talking on the video are:
Henry Humphreys, Managing Partner
Annette Beresford, Partner and Head of Tax
Natalya Vilyavina, Senior Associate
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