Legal Advice on Management Buy-ins (MBIs) and Management Buy-outs (MBOs)
Acquiring or selling a company by way of an MBO or MBI can be complex as it involves managing the interests and priorities of sellers, the management team and investors.
JMW’s corporate solicitors have extensive knowledge of MBOs and MBIs to help guide you through the process and navigate the positions of the various parties who are involved. We have provided legal advice to management buy-out teams, vendors, venture capitalists, private equity firms and other funders. This means that we can help your MBO or MBI progress smoothly, completing the deal as quickly and efficiently as possible.
How JMW Can Help
If you are looking to complete an MBO or an MBI, our experienced corporate solicitors will:
- Prepare relevant documentation, including the share purchase agreement and investment agreement
- Negotiate warranties and terms
- Undertake due diligence
- Draft restrictive covenants
- Advise on any conflicts of interests
- Work in close association with the tax advisors
Our solicitors are further able to draw upon the combined skills of the firm’s partners in other fields such as employment law, intellectual property law and commercial property law in order to provide any of the parties to an MBO or MBI with comprehensive and practical legal advice.