Merging with or Being Bought by Another Business

Merging with or Being Bought by Another Business

The SFC Team Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Merging with or being bought by another business might be a natural step in the growth of your company - and one that you might want to seriously consider. However, it does not come without its potential challenges, most notably, the legal considerations necessary to ensure that both parties are happy with the arrangement.

In this video, corporate lawyer Paul Taylor, from Fox Williams, a law firm specialising in fashion business law, explains the basics behind being bought by or merging with another business. 

In this video you'll learn:

  • The main points to consider when trying to decide whether to accept an offer from another company 
  • The potential tax relief that you might benefit from if you sell your shares 
  • How to decide whether the offer is right for you - and the questions you should be asking the buyer before you make your decision 
  • What the sales process entails 
  • How to prepare for the sale 

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