Whether you are a UK company looking for investment or to carry out an IPO or a global corporation involved in merger, acquisition or joint venture activities our Corporate group will be able to advise you on how to achieve your business objectives.
Our specialist sector knowledge combined with our ability to bring in experts in areas such as tax, employment, pensions and real estate law enables us to truly understand your business issues and provide rounded practical and commercial advice.
The group's diverse range of expertise is reflected in our range of core services, including: Equity Capital Markets; Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity and Venture Capital; Joint Ventures and Commercial Contracts.
Our team has established strengths and expertise in a broad range of sectors including: Climate Change and Energy; Defence; Education; Financial; Mining; Entrepreneurs and SMEs; Gaming, Hotels and Leisure; Public sector; Healthcare; Real Estate; Technology; and Waste.
The Legal 500 ranks us as one of the best mergers and acquisition firms in the UK. As an internationally based corporate law firm, we have close links with law firms both in the US and Europe, especially our strategic alliances with August & Debouzy in France, GSK Stockmann + Kollegen in Germany, Nunziante Magrone in Italy and Roca Junyent in Spain. We utilise the strength of our partnerships along with our own teams in the UK and Brussels to manage cross-border projects for clients across a variety of sectors.
A key indicator of the reputation and skill of our Corporate group is the strong relationships we have established with our key clients, including: Brenntag, Caledon Resources; Collins Stewart; Euromoney Institutional Investor; European Care; General Dynamics; Heineken; Hiscox; Land Securities; Laing O'Rourke; Lazard; London & Stamford; Mercedes Benz; Migros; Numis Securities; OCS Group; Oriel Securities; Primary Health Properties; Quintain Estates & Development; RAB Capital; RATP; Segro; Spark Ventures; United Biscuits and WSP Group.
Our latest alerts, briefings & reports
Nabarro briefings and reports
Crowd control: FCA consultation on regulation of crowdfunding
Recently the FCA published a consultation paper (the CP) on the FCA's regulatory approach to crowdfunding. View full briefing
New guidance for shareholder engagement with listed companies
Governments have been critical of the interaction between shareholders and companies for some time, particularly since the onset of the financial crisis. View full briefing
Employee Shareholder Status – a new opportunity for tax-free growth for employee shares
Since 1 September 2013, employers may offer employees a new form of employment relationship, that of “employee shareholder”. The new employment relationship was implemented by the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 which amends the Employment Rights Act 1996. View full briefing
Directors' remuneration: the new regime from 1 October 2013
Changes to the directors' remuneration report requirements for quoted companies come into force this autumn and will apply to annual reports issued prior to the 2014 AGM season. View full briefing
Takeover Code amendments – profit forecasts, quantified financial benefits statements and material changes in information
The Code Committee of the Takeover Panel (Panel) has published amendments to the Takeover Code (Code) relating to profit forecasts, quantified financial benefits statements and material changes in information. The changes take effect on 30 September 2013. View full briefing
Externally published articles
Why companies list
Alasdair Steele of Nabarro looks at the results of a recent government-backed report into the factors which influence
companies’ decisions on whether or not to list.
This article first appeared in Company Secretary's Review on 25 September 2013. View full briefing
Revised Narrative Reporting Regs
On 12 June 2013, BIS published a revised version of the Companies
Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors’ Report) Regulations
2013. The draft regulations were first published for consultation
in October 2012. Rosie Graham from Nabarro summarises the
key changes from the previous draft.
This article first appeared in Company Secretary's Review on 17 July 2013. View full briefing
Disclosures and Social Media
Social media has grown exponentially over the last few years, with
ever-increasing numbers of people sharing information over the likes
of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Alasdair Steele looks at the issues
for listed companies.
This article first appeared in Company Secretary's Review on 8 May 2013. View full briefing
Reporting GHG emissions
Published in the June 2011 edition of CSR. Contributed by Kristy Duane. View full briefing
Corporate Governance and Directors' Duties Handbook - UK
The main corporate entities used in the UK are limited liability
companies. View full briefing