LexisNexis Market Tracker Trend Report: Trends in UK Public M&A deals in H1 2023

Our Corporate M&A team were delighted to contribute to the latest LexisNexis Market Tracker Trend Report on UK public M&A. This report provides in-depth analysis of the UK public M&A transactions announced in H1 2023. It also provides insight into what LexisNexis, and their contributors, expect to see in H2 2023 and beyond.

The report reviews a total of 48 transactions involving Main Market and AIM companies that were subject to the Takeover Code: 25 firm offers, 16 possible offers and 7 announcements of formal sale processes and/or strategic reviews, which were announced between 1 January 2023 and 30 June 2023.

Topics covered include:

  • Outlook for H2 2023
  • Deal value and deal volume
  • Deal structure
  • Unrecommended, competing and mandatory offers
  • Public to private transactions
  • Bidder jurisdiction
  • Industry
  • Nature of consideration
  • Financing
  • Offer period length
  • Possible offers, formal sale processes and strategic reviews
  • Irrevocable undertakings
  • Legal and regulatory developments

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