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Over the past decade, the UK has dealt with several crisis situations and today remains an attractive jurisdiction for businessmen around the world. If you are interested in conducting an M&A transaction in the UK, we recommend that you read this material.

UK M&A Forecast

Experts argue that the implementation of mergers and acquisitions in Britain will be active for several reasons:

  1. First, following the UK general election last December, the political situation appears to be stabilizing after a long period of uncertainty. Thanks to its good economic environment, high living standards and quality education, the UK attracts the attention of reputable investors from various countries;
  2. Secondly, active growth in the number of transactions between the United States and Britain is expected. Significant structural changes in the UK economy are also projected over the next decade, provided political stability is maintained. Despite secession, the UK remains a key partner of the European Union. This will affect the number of completed deals in the second half of the year;
  3. Thirdly, market data shows a growing demand for mergers and acquisitions in England in 2020. In 2019, European mergers and acquisitions were much more resilient, with total deal value of $ 272.1 billion, up 28.3% from the previous year.

The UK remains one of the most open and attractive M&A jurisdictions in the world. The City's mergers and acquisitions and English company law regimes continue to prioritize shareholder value. As the economy approaches a state of stability that can be defined as the “new normal”, opportunities will arise, and experts expect the number of M&A deals in Britain to increase in 2021.

Legal advice on M&A regulation in the UK

The specialists of IQ Decision UK will help to carry out a merger transaction in the UK and provide the necessary assistance in conducting the due diligence procedure in England.