Our corporate law experts direct mergers and acquisitions at all levels. For private companies, PLCs, private equity firms, management teams, partnerships and LLPs, in the UK and overseas, M&A sits at the heart of what we do best.
One of the five most active M&A teams in the UK legal market, we are known for our expertise in managing high profile, complex deals quickly and efficiently. What sets us apart is our ability to use this experience to identify the issues that can affect deal value, to understand them and to implement decisive solutions, so that your deal continues unaffected.
The real value to our clients comes from you knowing that we combine this ‘large firm’ skill and success, without sacrificing industry and regional understanding. We work hard to become a part of your transactional team, understanding your needs and organisational culture, so that we can work collaboratively to achieve your commercial objectives.
International legal business DWF has advised the shareholders of Love Energy Savings, a leading energy price comparison specialist, on the secondary buyout of the business by mid-market private equity investor LDC, to further accelerate organic growth.
Legal business DWF has advised the EDM Group, the leading supplier of aviation, defence and rail training simulators globally, on its acquisition of RP Aero Systems, a UK-based engineering company that delivers specialist materials and training systems to the aviation industry.
The Birmingham corporate team of international legal business DWF has advised Acenta Steel on its acquisition by global metals trading business Aar Tee Industries Holdings Pte Limited.
International legal business DWF has been ranked as the 7th most active M&A legal advisor by volume in the UK in Experian's M&A 2017 end of year report. This is a rise of three places from last year in the UK rankings by volume.
The Dublin office of international legal business DWF acted for Capital Stage AG on its partnership with the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) to invest in a 140MW portfolio of solar PV projects under development by Irish solar developer, Power Capital.
The London office of international legal business DWF has advised Poundland owner Pepkor Europe on its £180m financing with US investment firm Davidson Kempner.
The Leeds and Dublin offices of International legal business DWF has advised mineral explorer Erris Resources plc in respect of its admission to trading on AIM.
International legal business DWF has advised Palatine Private Equity in connection with its investment in ZyroFisher, the leading cycling parts and accessories distributor, alongside mid-market private equity investor LDC as both firms provide the financial firepower to support the business's continued expansion strategy.
The Dublin office of International legal business DWF has advised US digital media company Irish Studio on the acquisition of six consumer magazines from Norah Casey's publishing house Harmonia.