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Joint ventures and partnership as coopetition

Joint ventures and partnership as coopetition Author: Henry Clarke In the recent article “The strategic utility of joint ventures and partnerships in difficult and uncertain times”, I advocated the merits of joint ventures and partnerships as relatively resource-light means to achieve growth and retain market share. This article considers the assessment of such opportunities with...
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The National Security and Investment Bill is en route to the process of receiving Royal Assent

The National Security and Investment Bill is en route to the process of receiving Royal Assent Author: Tessa Laws The National Security and Investment Bill (the Bill) is shortly due to receive Royal Assent. If granted, it will become law and could have a significant impact on the UK’s cross border inward investment and M&A...
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The strategic utility of joint ventures and partnerships in difficult and uncertain times

The strategic utility of joint ventures and partnerships in difficult and uncertain times Author: Henry Clarke Businesses looking for growth and profit during uncertain and difficult times need to review their operations, markets, products and business models.  Part of the outcome of such reviews are likely to be projects that are suitable for joint ventures...
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Acuity advises Brickability on two acquisitions in a week

Acuity advises Brickability on two acquisitions in a week Key Contact: Beverley Jones Author: Tom Saunderson Acuity Law is pleased to have advised long-standing client Brickability Group plc on their acquisitions of McCann Limited (McCann) and Bathroom Barn Limited (Bathroom Barn), both closing in the space of one week and building upon an already-impressive string...
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Acuity Law advises Portman Dental on the acquisition of six practices

Acuity Law advises Portman Dental on the acquisition of six practices Key Contact: Jon Lawley Author: Madeleine Chapman In a busy few weeks, Acuity Law advised Portman Dental on the acquisition of six dental practices in seven weeks. In addition to the acquisition of Regent Dental on the Isle of Man, Acuity also advised Portman on the...
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COVID-19 Support: New Support Announced for Businesses in Wales

COVID-19 Support: New Support Announced for Businesses in Wales Key Contact: Christian Farrow Author: Chris Doherty The Welsh Government has announced two new schemes which will offer a total of £140 million in grants to support Welsh businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. The new schemes have been introduced following a series of “local lockdowns”...
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Changes to the Government-Backed “Coronavirus Loans” Announced

Changes to the Government-Backed “Coronavirus Loans” Announced Key Contact: Christian Farrow Author: Chris Doherty Rishi Sunak has today announced changes to the existing Government loan schemes, which have supported businesses struggling with the financial impacts caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Under the “Pay as you Grow” initiative, loans under the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (which...
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Demergers – UK & International Insights

Demergers – UK & International Insights Key Contact: Simon Wilson Breaking up can be (relatively) easy… At a time of much business upheaval and turmoil it is useful to revisit initiatives that could help with business continuity, survival and prosperity. The use of a demerger is one such initiative that might assist businesses to emerge...
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Acuity Law advises Dulas Ltd on its acquisition of Polestar Cooling Limited

Acuity Law advises Dulas Ltd on its acquisition of Polestar Cooling Limited Key Contact: Natalie Jones Acuity Law is pleased to have advised Dulas Ltd (Dulas) on its acquisition of Polestar Cooling Limited (Polestar), a specialist manufacturing plant based in Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Dulas is a renewables company which has a long history in...
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Green Homes Grant Scheme Announced

Green Homes Grant Scheme Announced Key Contact: Christian Farrow Author: Chris Doherty As part of the summer economic update, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a new £2bn Green Homes Grant Scheme (the Scheme), which will be available to homeowners in England from September 2020. Under the Scheme, landlords and owner-occupiers will be able...
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