Private equity buyouts: overview

An overview of the principal features of a typical buyout in the UK, in which the private equity investor takes a majority equity stake. The note describes a typical acquisition structure, the key players, documents and deal processes.

For information on all of Practical Law's private equity resources, see Practice note, A guide to Practical Law's private equity and venture capital materials.

NOTE: This resource is being reviewed in light of the 2016 Budget. For more information, see Legal update, 2016 Budget: key business tax announcements.

Simon Beddow, David Carter and Alex Lewis, Ashurst LLP

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