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Buying or Selling a Business

Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a business, you’ll only succeed if you have the best strategy and the best advice.

Experience helps, and we have some of the most experienced corporate lawyers in the business.

We’ll help you achieve your commercial objectives, by providing pro-active solutions to all the legal issues involved.

What’s involved in buying and selling a business?

Asset purchase or asset sale – buying or selling the assets of a business. You only acquire specifically identified assets and assume responsibility for specifically identified liabilities.

Share purchase or share sale – buying or selling the shares in the company that owns the business. You acquire a company with all its assets and liabilities (including some you may not know about).

Read more about how we’ve helped businesses recently with corporate transactions.

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"The responses are ‘swift and clear' at Actons’ corporate department. It advised on the MBO of a specialist aluminium bending business, and separately acted on the sale of a national courier business for £1m."
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