Mergers and acquisitions

Across complex transactions of all natures, Stephens Scown has the experience and expertise to help steer your agreement to a strong conclusion – whether you’re looking to sell, grow or merge your business.

Over the last 70 years, we have supported companies from high street retailers through to PLCs, helping them to invest in and develop the South West economy and the international industries that make it thrive. Throughout this time, we’ve developed an excellent understanding of the marketplace and local networks, as well as key relationships with accountants, banks and other funders.

Our clients benefit from the multi-disciplinary team approach that we have to larger deals including property, employment, data protection and intellectual property lawyers. We tailor each team to suit the transaction to deliver the best results possible.

Whether it’s the complexities of purchasing a business or handling negotiations to your commercial advantage, our pragmatic lawyers offer a trusted, efficient and effective service.

Stephens Scown can provide legal advice on:

  • Legal due diligence
  • Deal structures
  • Transaction documentation
  • Managing the completion process
  • Takeovers
  • Mergers
  • Post-completion issues


Why choose Stephens Scown?

In 2016, our deals-related activity grew by 107 per cent, with transactions relating to business sales, acquisitions, refinancing, equity investment and management buy-outs all included in our portfolio.

We’re ranked as the number one corporate team for SME’s in the South West by Chambers, the independent guide to the legal profession.

Our experience includes:

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