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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 1Thames ValleyUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Leading corporate practice with an international presence and strong cross-border capabilities alongside a healthy presence across the South of England. Solid team of experts offering notable expertise acting for clients on venture capital and private equity investment matters. Strong sector expertise in the tech and life sciences spheres among other areas. Frequently acts for a wide spectrum of regional and national clients.

Strengths

A source says: "They've very professional, very knowledgeable and extremely helpful."

Notable practitioners

David Tighe advises clients on a range of domestic and international corporate issues including mergers and acquisitions. Clients include those in the technology and media sectors.

Rob Hayes advises clients on a range of corporate transactions and has particular experience with private equity and venture capital clients. He has considerable expertise advising clients in the technology sector and leads the firm's technology sector group.
"He has a really commercial, get-it-done attitude and he thinks around the problems and always has potential solutions."

William Axtell advises corporate clients on transactional matters, often with an international element.
"He is a very good lawyer, he clearly knows his stuff.""He is very easy to work with and is superbly professional."

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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 Department

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

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Department location

Apex Plaza

Forbury Road

Reading

Berkshire

UK

RG1 1AX

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Thames Valley

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


David Tighe
Band 2
William Axtell
Band 3