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2018 Herbert Smith Freehills Guides to Takeovers and Schemes of Arrangement

29 June 2018 | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Guides – By Rodd Levy and Andrew Rich

The 2018 editions of the Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Takeovers and Guide to Schemes of Arrangement have been launched. Recently recognised as the 2018 Law Firm of the Year at the Australasian Law Awards, we strive to provide our clients with an unparalleled depth of expertise.

Our Guides capture legal and market developments and are designed to provide a helpful summary of some of the key legal and regulatory issues that arise in connection with Australian takeovers and schemes.

The Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Takeovers is a guide to making, or responding to, a takeover bid for an Australian public company.

The Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Takeovers 2018

The topics covered include:

  • Legislative framework
  • Preparing for a takeover
  • Takeover bid versus scheme of arrangement
  • Structuring the offer
  • Bid documentation and procedure
  • Takeover defence
  • Disclosure of shareholdings
  • Dispute resolution
  • Alternatives to formal takeover bids

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The Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Schemes of Arrangement is a guide to the use of schemes of arrangement as a means of acquiring an Australian public company.

The Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Schemes of Arrangement 2018

The topics covered include:

  • What is a scheme of arrangement?
  • What can a scheme of arrangement be used for?
  • Key documents
  • Deal protection mechanisms
  • The scheme of arrangement procedure
  • Scheme of arrangement versus takeover bid
  • Legislative framework
  • Indicative timetable for a scheme of arrangement

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