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Mergers & Acquisitions
Joint ventures and alliances are a common feature of particular industry sectors such as: IT and telecoms; Media; Pharmaceuticals; and Energy. We are able to combine our sector expertise in these areas with our experienced lawyers in Joint Venture transactions. When structuring and planning Joint Ventures, we are also able to call upon our expertise in vital areas such as regulatory, tax, pensions, employment and intellectual property law. Our firm's network associate offices mean that we are particularly well-placed to provide a coordinated and full service on cross-border Joint Ventures.
At THS, we endeavor to be recognized as a firm providing pragmatic and practical approach to the Private Equity market. The team at THS has experience in advising investors (investment trusts, venture capital trusts, limited partnerships or other vehicles) on investments and companies and management teams seeking capital. The core group at THS Corporate Finance team has extensive experience in all stages of the venture market: Start-up / early stage, large syndicated growth rounds, venture debt and pre-IPO funding.
We are in particular geared towards advising in the technology, life sciences and clean tech sectors. We are interested in building strategic relationships that go beyond the first or subsequent funding rounds. We actively look to support companies on their journey through to exit. For us, this is what a successful venture capital investment is all about.
FUNDS - FORMATION AND INVESTMENT
In addition, we are also competent to advise on fund structuring and formation (including tax and regulatory elements), including private equity and venture capital funds and using a variety of structures, including limited partnerships, open-ended investment companies and enterprise investment schemes.
Our corporate practice is at the heart of our firm's activities, embracing:
Infrastructure Project Joint Ventures
We provide expert advice on some of the most complex transactions frequently with a cross-border perspective. Acting for many International Corporate and Investment banking clients, we specialise in providing a seamless service across our practice areas.
Our corporate lawyers are involved in many of our Industry Sector groups where they are able to combine detailed industry knowledge with their core legal skills. Examples of these industries include Technology, Media and Telecoms, Financial Institutions, Energy, Chemicals, Retail and Transport.
Our Merger and acquisition (M&A) work represents a significant proportion of our activity. Our corporate lawyers specialise in large, complex cross-border transactions which also includes advising on license requirements, regulatory compliance and legal compliance across different jurisdictions.
We realise that Joint Ventures are vital to growth of any business. They have become an important strategic option for many Companies, particularly those operating internationally. These transactions are an active part of our corporate practice for a wide range of clients and in a wide range of industry sectors. They include:
Due Diligence & Complaince
Cross border mergers of existing businesses
New Ventures combining Skills and Technologies
Joint Ventures as a way of entry in emerging markets
B2B procurement Joint Ventures