Money is often at the heart of any restructuring work. Restructuring is usually required because of funding being put in by an investor, refinancing so that assets need to be moved around a group, for tax reasons that require a scheme of arrangement, or reorganisation such as a demerger.
Clients are often trying to get distinct parts of the business in different homes in order to plan for succession, or even sell off a part of the business.
On many occasions, clients work closely with their accountants, as clearance is often required in respect of schemes of arrangement or demerger and it is important to get the detail right.
Moving divisions of businesses or assets can have important consequences in terms of both tax treatment and the effect on employees working within an organisation. Clients also have to be mindful of corporate governance requirements when effecting a group reorganisation or restructure.
We are one of only a handful of firms that have the capability of undertaking this type of work in the South East. We work closely with financial advisers to ensure our clients have a seamless service and achieve their objectives.
In light of our experience we are often asked to advise on the following:
Our team has the skills and experience to undertake these niche areas of work and despite the complexity of arrangements, we work hard to explain things in a straightforward and coherent way.