Getting the Deal Through 2019: Public M&A – England and Wales

June 1, 2019

Cleary Gottlieb partner Sam Bagot, associates Dan Tierney and Ufuoma Brume, and former associate Matthew Hamilton-Foyn co-authored the England and Wales chapter in Getting the Deal Through’s 2019 Public M&A guide.

The guide summarizes the M&A transactional requirements and procedures governing publicly listed companies in their jurisdictions, covering such areas as: types of business combination, applicable legislation, filings and public disclosure requirements, substantial shareholding regulations, duties of directors and controlling shareholders, shareholder rights of approval and appraisal, hostile transactions, break-up fees and frustration of additional bidders, governmental influence on transactions, conditional offers, minority squeeze-out, cross-border transactions, waiting and notification periods, tax issues, and labor and employee benefits.

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Oil Regulation 2019 (Published: June 2019). For further information please visit