De-merging a business is a form of corporate restructuring.

You can decide to restructure your business for many reasons. Perhaps you have a brand you are ready to sell, you are changing your business direction, or you wish to prevent an acquisition.

Our team know that the prospect of any restructuring can be daunting. There will be lots of worries and concerns about how the deal may happen, the implications on your business, your workforce and, of course, the legal framework.

But do not let that put you off, we are here to help. De-mergers are a valuable strategy that can allow you to refocus your business model and create more shareholder value. It is also an opportunity to restructure your workforce and allow specialists to focus on the running of specialist business units.

We know exactly what you are thinking.

  • That is going to be costly
  • Solicitors don’t understand our business
  • It is too complicated
  • I do not have time for complex lengthy paperwork
  • We will lose control of our businesses
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De-merging made simple

No fuss, no faff, with all the expertise

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Understanding your business

There are several technical ways to de-merge a business, and we need to understand your business and your goals in order to advise you on the best route for you.

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Considering the impact

There can often be a significant impact from a de-merger, which can be amplified when the de-merger is badly planned.
Take, for example, your commercial contracts; these may not be transferable to the new de-merged company. Our experts can take a look at all elements of your business, advise you on the possible risks, and help you mitigate those risks.

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Tax

We are happy to work directly with your professional advisors, or we can provide you with contacts, to help you get the tax side of this right.

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The paperwork

Of course, there is going to be paperwork, agreements to draft, forms to prepare, and negotiations to be had. We can make it easy, but we can’t remove the paperwork. However, we will be on hand to prepare this for you, working with you to make sure everything reflects your business and making sure you are comfortable with the proceedings.

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The aftermath

It is time to settle down in your restructured business. We will be on hand for as long as you need us to help you deal with any queries.

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