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Shoosmiths LLP

Corporate/M&A

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

Handles the full span of corporate and private equity-related matters for a variety of clients, ranging from large public companies to owner-managed businesses. Regularly handles significant sales, mergers and management buyouts, among other transactions. Able to draw on the firm's extensive depth of resources to advise regional, national and international clients. Offers particular expertise in the technology, education, healthcare and retail sectors.

Strengths

A source says: "They are very good; they're very hands on, very proactive, diligent and very responsive."

One client reports: "We thoroughly enjoyed working with Shoosmiths. All our interactions with the team were outstanding, everyone had a thorough knowledge of the process and the various stages we went through. Nothing was too much trouble and all our many questions were answered expertly and in a language we could understand."

Work highlights

Advised Phabrix on its sale to Japan-based Leader Electronics.

Notable practitioners

Amit Nayyar is noted for his expertise in advising private equity clients on corporate transactions.
"He is very detail-orientated and takes the time to properly think things through and explain things. He is also very commercial."

Sanjeev Sharma leads the corporate team in the Thames Valley and Milton Keynes offices. He advises on a comprehensive range of corporate matters including sales and acquisition and reorganisations.
"He is very knowledgeable, commercial and he can see the bigger picture."

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Overview

Our team advises UK and international organisations on achieving their strategic goals and prides itself on delivering highly complex, high-profile transactions for our clients.

These clients include entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals; fast-growth companies and SMEs through to multinational household names as well as financial advisers and institutional sponsors. This range gives an unrivalled 360 degree view on the M&A market both from a buy-side and a sell-side perspective.

Our specialist lawyers have a deep-rooted knowledge of the latest trends and developments in M&A and proven experience in providing a comprehensive service and negotiating the best transactional outcome for their clients. We take a fully integrated approach to transactions leveraging multi-disciplinary technical knowledge from our specialist teams working with our client’s overseas lawyers to provide a seamless one-stop service.

We are results-orientated, focused on providing cost-effective business solutions rather than obstacles. We are proactive in our approach, do not point score with other advisers and pride ourselves on our pragmatic, commercial approach that aligns itself to the client’s objectives and priorities and provides clear and decisive advice every step of the way. This combination of technical, transactional and sector excellence enables us to offer a best in class service to deliver transactions on the best possible terms.


Clients

Bybox Group Holdings Ltd

Rotala Ltd

SIG plc

The British Retail Consortium

Truworths International

Valpak

Corporate/M&A Department

Shoosmiths LLP

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Department location

Apex Plaza

Forbury Road

Reading

Berkshire

UK

RG1 1SH

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Thames Valley

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


Amit Nayyar
Band 2
Sanjeev Sharma
Band 2