Our recognised private equity team delivers pragmatic, innovative and straightforward advice to investors and management teams in mid-market private equity transactions in the UK and Europe.
We bring a wealth of experience of private equity and venture capital investment to ensure that you can achieve your commercial aims and protect your position.
Our clients trust us to deliver commercial and straightforward advice in connection with private equity investment whether that be seed capital, angel investment, venture capital investment, management and institutional buy-outs, initial public offerings, refinancings and portfolio acquisitions.
Working collaboratively across DWF, we ensure every angle of your transaction is carefully scoped, planned and executed, including any related banking and finance matters, tax and regulatory compliance issues, IP, brand protection, pensions and employment matters, as well as wider commercial matters.
In this latest report, the corporate experts at DWF analyse the key deal terms of private equity exits across both the London Main Market and AIM in 2017.
In this latest report, we analyse the key deal terms of private equity exits across both the London Main Market and AIM in 2017.
We provide a short update regarding the UK Government's proposals to substantially enhance the role of Companies House and amend current practice in order to improve the accuracy of information filed at Companies House and increase transparency of UK corporate entities.
DWF has advised Arlington Industries Group (Arlington), on the acquisition of the Wahler thermostat business from BorgWarner.
The Finance Act 2019 has confirmed new limitations on the availability and operation of Entrepreneurs' Relief. Employee shareholders and private equity investors need to be alive to the changes and their impact on share disposals or on structuring new investments.
Legal business DWF has appointed corporate partner Ben Constance to its Singapore office as the business continues to grow its presence in the Asia Pacific region. Ben joins from Taylor Wessing, where he headed the Dubai corporate team.
DWF has appointed director Christopher Noel to head the Manchester Private Capital team as the business further enhances its private wealth offering nationwide.
DWF's national corporate team has had a record-breaking half year completing 61 deals in the period from April to October.
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.
International legal business DWF has advised NorthEdge Capital on the management buyout (MBO) of Prohire, a specialist provider of commercial fleet management solutions, backing the existing management team led by Managing Director Dave Barlow.
International legal business DWF has advised Inflexion Private Equity in their creation of Comparison Technologies, through the buyouts of Energy Helpline and UK Web Media.