Reviewing acquisition documents: issues for lenders

This practice note considers key issues for a lender and its legal advisers when reviewing the suite of acquisition documents in the context of financing the acquisition of shares in an English private company (or a business or assets). It also considers how the contents of the acquisition documents may affect the drafting of the finance documents, how such a review should be carried out and presented to the lender and what might be expected from the lender’s legal advisers, in terms of advice and recommendations.

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