Merging with another business can help you grow quickly, increase productivity and increase profits and often enable growth to be achieved without having to borrow funds or raise external investment.
A successful merger will often offer the following benefits:
While the benefits are clear, there are a number of risks that you will need to be aware of before committing to a merger.
These risks often arise as a result of some of the following examples:
Our corporate team are well versed in helping a business succeed when merging with another business. The relationship should be clearly set out in a shareholders agreement or a merger agreement. This sets out the terms of the legal relationship between the parties on matters that are not adequately dealt with by company law.
Unlike a traditional law firm, we don't charge by the hour and we won't charge for each phone call or email. Instead, all of our fees are fixed and agreed with you upfront. If you would prefer to retain our ongoing support, we will be happy to structure a fixed monthly fee on terms that are flexible to help grow and protect your business.