Corporate reorganisations or restructurings include a host of different transactions but essentially cover situations where there is a material change to company’s ownership or share capital. At its simplest, this can be a subdivision or reclassification of a company’s shares, while at the other end of the scale there are large schemes of reconstruction, such as group demergers.
Demergers (a complex form of reorganisation) are the segregation of companies from a group, or activities from a company, and are undertaken for a number of reasons:
In any reorganisation we will provide precise advice tailored to your company’s requirements. We will identify and assess any potential issues, provide a step plan to access tax reliefs, apply to HMRC for the relevant statutory clearances, and implement the plan in close liaison with your company’s solicitors. Recent successful transactions involving reorganisations have included: