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Your Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer

Legal Support for Your Business Sale or Acquisition


Expert Deal Advisers

Working with the right corporate law solicitors is essential to a successful corporate transaction.

You will have no doubt dedicated precious time, money and energy to building your business. Corporate transactions can be complex, with multiple factors to manage. This is why it’s crucial to have the right advisers supporting the transaction.

“The support we had from the team at Darwin Gray meant that we were able to achieve what we needed without complication.”

Our corporate law solicitors regularly advise clients on M&A transactions, including:

We also support business owners with succession planning, whether that involves moving to an employee ownership model, selling shares to private equity investors, or entering into joint venture arrangements.


Joined Up Approach

Our team works holistically, combining the expertise of our corporate, commercial, employment and property experts to support you through the acquisition, sale or other legal process.

This joined up approach means that we are able to navigate all areas of the transaction smoothly, including dealing with employment and property aspects of the deal, protecting your interests at all times.

We aim to build solid relationships with our clients that continue post transaction, meaning that we usually continue to work with clients for many years following a transaction.

Get in touch with our team to arrange an initial free no-obligation call to find out how we may be able to assist with your transaction.


The Right M&A Lawyer

When choosing M&A lawyers to work with you on your business acquisition sale or other transaction, you should consider the following key factors:

  • A proactive approach – are they able to anticipate timeframes and work effectively with other advisers?
  • Evidence – what examples of comparable deals can they show you?
  • Do they have the technical and commercial knowledge to advise on the transaction documents?
  • Would you trust them to guide you through the process and advise on your best interests?
  • Relationship building – do you feel like you could work closely with them over the life of the deal?


Due Diligence

An in-depth “due diligence” process is usually required when a business is being sold or acquired. This can involve reviewing and considering a large number of documents.

Whether buying or selling, it is important to be aware of what protections can be sought in a sale and purchase agreement and what are “deal breakers” that could potentially put the brakes on your transaction.


Recent Deals

Share Buy Back Deal for Family-Run Business

Darwin Gray supported family-run business Flocon in successfully completing a company share buy-back in early 2024. Flocon is a distributor of products servicing the pipeline industry nationwide, based at Treforest Industrial Estate. The transaction saw the two founders and brothers retire, with the future of the company transferring to the safe hands of the remaining shareholders and directors within the family.

Acquisition of manufacturing company

We supported an established manufacturing company in the acquisition of another manufacturer as part of their expansion plans.  The target business complemented our client’s existing business, and enabled them to expand further into the sector.

Disposal of a family-run company for 7-figure sum

We acted for the sellers of a family-run security systems business in the sale of their business to a national acquirer as part of our client’s exit strategy.  The transaction was completed within approximately 3 months and we assisted the sellers throughout the extensive due diligence process through to completion.


Get in touch with our team to arrange an initial free no-obligation call to find out how we may be able to assist with your transaction.


To speak to one of our experts today, please contact us on 02920 829 100 or by using our Contact Us form for a free initial chat to see how we can help.

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