As one of the largest and most-active corporate teams in the UK, we provide effective transaction support and due diligence services, supporting your transactions and delivering real commercial advantage.
At Browne Jacobson, we regularly advise on a full range of corporate, private equity and debt transactions. We use our warm approach and combined experience to provide you with transaction-appropriate, market-informed, warranty and indemnity advice.
No matter the size of the issue, our can-do attitude means we are able to help you find solutions to due diligence issues, whether through a corporate or transactional structuring solution, risk management, pricing discussions or re-negotiation. We’re also on-hand to support acquirers and management teams with any post-completion issues that might arise, ensuring a smooth post-transaction experience.
As well as being able to find practical solutions to your problems, we use our unrivalled expertise in delivering early insight and support to help you in negotiations and decision-making.
We draw on the expertise of our specialists, as well as our international network, to undertake cross-border due diligence projects.
Advised on the UK aspects of the US$491 million Hong Kong IPO of apparel manufacturer Crystal International Group Limited.
Advised on the US$381 million global offering and IPO on the Main Board of The Hong Kong Stock Exchange Limited of JS Global Lifestyle Company Limited. JS Global operates a number of successful and trusted brands worldwide, including Joyoung, Shark and Ninja.
Advising First Sentier Investors on the £995m acquisition of EfW assets from SSE and Wheelabrator.
Advising Palatine Private Equity on its exit from CTS Group, the fast-growing specialist in testing, inspection and geoengineering consulting services to the construction and infrastructure sectors.
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Bishopsgate Corporate Finance and law firm Browne Jacobson have jointly advised on the acquisition of award-winning tech solutions business, Custard Technical Services by US managers services and cyber security provider, Thrive.
Law firm Browne Jacobson has appointed former Vice President and Chief Planning Officer (CPO) of Aston Martin Lagonda, Nikki Rimmington as its first Non-Executive Director (NED) of its Manufacturing & Industrials sector strategy board.
Browne Jacobson’s corporate technology dealmakers have advised Agilico, a workplace technology business, on its acquisition of Capital Document Solutions Limited for an undisclosed amount.
Browne Jacobson’s lawyers have advised Suez SA and its shareholders on its acquisition of its former UK waste management business – Suez R&R UK - from French headquartered business Veolia for an enterprise value of £2 billion.
Browne Jacobson’s national private equity (PE) lawyers have advised leading mid-market PE investment firm, Palatine Private Equity (Palatine) on its exit from CTS Group, the fast-growing specialist in testing, inspection and geoengineering consulting services to the construction and infrastructure sectors.
Browne Jacobson’s corporate finance lawyers have advised leading mid-market private equity firm, LDC and management on the sale of specialist managed IT services provider, Littlefish to Bowmark Capital.
Browne Jacobson’s private equity (PE) dealmakers have advised Palatine Private Equity backed CTS Group (Construction Testing Solutions Limited) on its acquisition of In Situ Site Investigation, a market leader in Cone Penetration Testing and Pressuremeter techniques and ground investigation services.
There are clearly challenging macro-economic factors at play but at Browne Jacobson we continue to see good levels of transactional activity with certain sectors being particularly buoyant: healthcare, financial services, energy & infrastructure and tech.
Browne Jacobson’s Manchester based corporate lawyers have advised tech enabled shipping and logistics service provider, World Options on its majority buyout by Italian headquartered MBE Worldwide (“MBE”) for an undisclosed sum.
Browne Jacobson’s corporate tech lawyers have advised specialist bicycle insurer Laka on an investment from Porsche Ventures (a venture capital division of Porsche AG), bringing its series A investment round to a total of $13.5m.
Browne Jacobson’s corporate dealmakers have advised leading property consultancy, Fisher German, on its merger with property consultants Matthews & Goodman in a move that will see the joint businesses now approach a turnover of almost £60m.
Browne Jacobson have successfully advised leading mid-market private equity firm LDC on its investment into global programmatic advertising company, Blis. The transaction will support Blis’ international growth strategy.
Browne Jacobson’s corporate finance team is celebrating after winning the prestigious “Corporate Law Firm of the Year’ award at this year’s East Midlands Dealmakers Awards.
Browne Jacobson’s corporate dealmakers have advised Coniston Capital on its management buyout (MBO) of bespoke kitchen design manufacturers Harvey Jones for an undisclosed sum.
Browne Jacobson’s banking & finance lawyers have advised HSBC UK Bank plc on the financed management buy-out of Derby-based bicycle supplier and distributor, Moore Large for an undisclosed sum.
The government has recently published the Corporate Transparency White Paper – it follows previous consultations on improving the quality and value of financial information on the UK companies register, powers of the registrar and implementation of the ban on corporate directors, which were published in 2020.
Browne Jacobson have successfully advised Triangle Fire Systems, its shareholders and management team on a £9m investment by the Business Growth Fund (BGF).
Browne Jacobson has strengthened its independent health & social care team with the addition of corporate finance lawyer Vicky Tomlinson.
Browne Jacobson’s national private equity (PE) lawyers have advised leading mid-market PE firm, Palatine Private Equity on its buyout of Jessup.
Browne Jacobson’s national private equity team is celebrating after one of its deals with Foresight Group LLP (Foresight) won the Private Equity/Venture Capital Deal of the Year at last night’s Insider Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards 2022.
Browne Jacobson’s award-winning corporate finance team has cemented its status as one of the country’s leading corporate finance teams after being named in the UK’s top 20 legal adviser rankings and the top Midlands top 10 legal advisers.
Browne Jacobson’s Manchester based banking and private equity lawyers have advised OakNorth Bank on its loan facility to Apprentify Limited, a leading provider of digital marketing and tech apprenticeships for the North.
In the last nine months of 2021 we saw a huge amount of activity across all sub-sectors of health and social care.
Browne Jacobson’s corporate dealmakers have advised one of the UK’s leading fertility and IVF clinics, CARE Fertility (CARE) on its acquisition of Genesis Health Care LLP (trading as Leeds Fertility) for a confidential consideration.
Browne Jacobson’s private equity dealmakers have advised Palatine Private Equity backed Construction Testing Solutions Limited (CTS) on its acquisition of Glasgow headquartered geoenvironmental testing consultancy business, Mason Evans Partnership Limited (Mason Evans).
Browne Jacobson’s private equity dealmakers have advised the management sellers of CARE Fertility (CARE) on the sale of the entire issued share capital of CARE for an undisclosed amount.
Browne Jacobson’s national corporate tech lawyers have advised specialist insurtech business Laka on its $12m series A investment round. The cash injection will allow Laka to expand its operations across Europe and support its new retail partners based in Belgium, France and Germany.
Browne Jacobson’s award-winning corporate dealmakers have advised the shareholders of Medline Scientific on its sale to diversified global provider of life science reagents, tools, instruments and other consumables, Calibre Scientific for undisclosed consideration.
Long-standing client DSP-Explorer was advised by Browne Jacobson’s award-winning corporate finance team.