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Mergers & Acquisitions

Strand Hanson provides a full M&A offering with a dedicated M&A team advising corporate clients, financial sponsors and activist shareholders on all aspects of M&A, including both public and private acquisitions and strategic defence planning.

Strand Hanson is an award winning M&A adviser and we have advised on M&A transactions with an aggregate value of c.£2.2 billion since our MBO in 2009.

Strand Hanson is an expert M&A adviser, including being a UK Takeover Panel approved adviser, and we have significant experience of working as financial adviser to both offerors and offerees on all M&A related matters:

  • Takeovers - recommended, unilateral and hostile
  • Bid defences both strategic and tactical, including white knight identification
  • Public-to-Private transactions
  • Sourcing of debt, equity and quasi equity funding to finance transactions
  • MBOs, MBIs and secondary buy-outs
  • Sourcing of acquisition targets
  • Valuation analysis of target companies/assets
  • Structuring transactions to minimise purchaser risk
  • Expertise in multi-jurisdictional takeover processes
  • Asian Plantations Limited

    Voluntary cash offer for the company by Felda Global Ventures Holdings


    Value of Offer
  • Belphar Ltd

    Recommended all cash offer for Pan European Terminals Plc by Belphar Ltd by means of a contractual offer


    Value of Offer
  • Velosi Limited

    Recommended cash offer for the Company by Applus Technologies Holding S.L., a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, valuing the company at £87.8m

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    Offer premium to prevailing share price