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          Management, Owner Representation

          To receive the best advice, you require a team that understands the view from both sides of a transaction and the reasons for those perspectives. 

          There are a number of proverbs that suggest that in order to succeed, you have to appreciate the outlook from another's perspective, be it 'knowing your enemy' or 'walking in their shoes'. We agree that you can only expect the best advice from a team that understands the other side's point of view and the reasoning behind this. Our years of experience across the range of private equity backed transactions acting for equity investors, debt providers, trade sellers, owner/managers and management teams affords us that insight matched with a pragmatic, results focussed approach. 

          Our service to management teams is as much a primary offering as our sponsor-side work and we approach this with an enthusiasm to match. 

          We have a nationwide team of Corporate, Tax and Employee Benefits lawyers with decades of experience dedicated to providing Management Team advice in relation to:

          • primary and secondary buyouts;
          • buy-ins;
          • refinancing; and
          • general management incentive plans.

          To assist you in the early stages of a process, we have produced a catalogue of useful documents, including an overview of private equity buyouts, the dos and don'ts of a transaction, a pro forma NDA and a jargon buster. These documents are available via the following link: 

          For more information, please contact one of the team by filling in the form below and we will be happy to assist.

          Mark Gibson

          • Partner // Head of Corporate (Birmingham)

          Paul Rimmer

          • Partner // Head of Corporate (Liverpool)

          Paul Pignatelli

          • Partner // Executive Partner Glasgow

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