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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Corporate/M&A

1 ranked lawyersBand 2East AngliaUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong corporate practice acting for clients from a range of sectors such as technology, life sciences and retail. Offers an impressive national and international network to clients, including a wide range of early-stage growth and start-up companies, along with significant expertise in venture capital investment matters. Substantial experience in cross-border work with the USA, aided by the firm's San Francisco presence.

Strengths

One source reports: "They are commercially minded, versatile and conscientious."

Work highlights

Acted for Friar’s Pride on its acquisition of Kassero Edible Oils.

Notable practitioners

Helen Drayton 's corporate practice encompasses a range of transactional work. Clients benefit from her extensive experience in sales and acquisitions.
"She is straight-talking, factual, solution-driven and has all hands on getting the deal done."

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Overview

Our corporate team has considerable experience of advising clients on M&A transactions including both public and private company share and business/asset acquisitions and disposals. A significant proportion of our M&A work is on higher value cross-border transactions where we work collaboratively with local counsel who are well-known to us whether through our non-exclusive membership of Multilaw and the European Law Group or otherwise.

We act for a broad range of clients on M&A transactions including entrepreneurs, family businesses, SMEs, charity and not-for-profit entities and large multinational corporates. We have particular expertise of M&A transactions in several key sectors including the technology, life sciences, property, retail and fashion sectors.

We also work closely with other specialist teams across the firm as required to advise on M&A matters, including the commercial, employment, IP/IT, pensions, real estate and tax teams.

Corporate/M&A

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

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Location

Clarendon House

Clarendon Road

Cambridge

Cambridgeshire

UK

CB2 8FH

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

East Anglia

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market and Private Equity


Helen Drayton
Band 2