Our corporate group acts for a broad client base, from owner-managed businesses, entrepreneurs and cutting-edge start-ups, through to multi-national and publicly listed companies.
We represent clients on corporate transactions in a wide range of industries, including the media, entertainment and leisure sectors.
We can advise at all stages of a company’s life cycle, from incorporation through to all stages of development and growth, in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, disposals, equity fundraising rounds, debt ﬁnancing, joint ventures, international expansion and IPOs. We pride ourselves on our responsiveness, commitment and pragmatic approach to structuring and completing any given transaction, and clients praise our lawyers for their business-focused advice and hands-on approach.
Our areas of expertise include the following:
- Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
- Private equity and venture capital investment
- Debt finance
- EIS and SEIS
- Company re-organisations
- Management buy-outs and buy-ins
- Listed company work
- Joint ventures
- Partnership arrangements
- Company secretarial services
- Advice on corporate governance
Simkins have an excellent media practice constantly evolving with the changes in our industry.
High standards, good, transparent communication between team members, excellent understanding of the issues, plus a can-do attitude. Part of the firm’s culture is an awareness of cost, and the farming out of work to the most reasonably-priced resource.
High standards, good division of practices. In addition to the firm’s specialities, it acts as a “one-stop shop” where sensible so that the client can simply pick up the phone and get things done.