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 2018.
Our Private Equity Exits via IPO report (2017) illustrated how the trend for private equity exits via the public markets endured the impact of the Brexit referendum and general election in 2017. Our report for 2018 evidences further that the London markets remain an attractive venue for private equity investors to achieve liquidity notwithstanding the unique political and economic turmoil of the delayed Brexit deadline. In this revised report, we analyse the key deal terms of private equity exits across both the London Main Market and AIM in 2018.
Our nationally recognised corporate finance specialists work regularly with private equity investors, venture capitalists, portfolio companies, management teams and investment banks on equity capital markets transactions, including IPOs on London's Main Market and AIM. Furthermore, DWF Group plc underwent its own IPO in 2019 becoming the first and only global legal business to be listed on the Main Market and, as such, we have a unique insight into the IPO experience from the perspective of both an issuer and as legal advisers.
In this latest report, we analyse the key deal terms of private equity exits across both the London Main Market and AIM in 2017.
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