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7 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Charities, News

Bristol charity supported with bench donation for innovative cycling scheme

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Royds Withy King has presented a bench to a scheme run by its charity partner which gives everyone the chance to get into cycling.

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2 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

Spotlight on a client: Shakeup Cosmetics

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“Royds Withy King have been the perfect legal partner to support us through the negotiations with our investors. They took a commercial and pragmatic approach while still providing invaluable advice with our best interest at heart.”
– Shane Carnell-Xu, Co-Founder, Shakeup Cosmetics Limited

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23 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, News

Royds Withy King shortlisted for Advisory Firm of the Year award

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Royds Withy King has been shortlisted for Advisory Firm of the Year at the Business Leader Awards 2019 in Bristol.

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16 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, News

Retail brand Shakeup Cosmetics secures equity investment with support from Royds Withy King

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The Corporate team at Royds Withy King has supported beauty start-up Shakeup Cosmetics on an equity investment as part of an initial funding round to support the launch of the business.

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12 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate, Opinion

Directors’ duties and demergers: transactions defrauding creditors

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The recent High Court decision in Burnden Holdings (UK) ltd (in liquidation) v Fielding serves as an important reminder of the importance of careful planning and execution for corporates planning a demerger or distribution as well as highlighting the importance for all boards of the directors’ duties regime.

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11 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, News

Bath Digital Media Agency’s Search for a Star Buyer is over

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Bath’s largest digital media buying agency, SearchStar, is the latest South West headquartered technology company to be snapped up by a US firm.

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Funding tech: an IPO is not the only way

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Funding tech companies

Modern tech businesses are often mature, profitable companies by the time they come to list on the market. Is there merit in getting onto their growth curve earlier?

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12 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Videos

Grey Matters – Blockchain with Aeron Buchanan

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9 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in News, Technology & Media

Corporate Lawyer Ed Chapman heads to New York as Royds Withy King deepens its blockchain expertise

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A corporate lawyer from Royds Withy King is about to swap Bath for the Big Apple to develop the firm’s technology offering. Ed Chapman, our Blockchain Lead, will fly to New York this week after being selected for a pioneering …

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28 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, Opinion

Management buyouts: a management team’s perspective

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A client recently commented that the posturing (or as some might say strategic negotiation) going on between the UK government and the European Union at the moment reminded him of the negotiation (or some would say strategic posturing) he witnessed during the negotiation of a management buyout (MBO) a few years ago. On the surface both parties were extolling the virtues of quickly coming to an acceptable, profitable and commercially viable agreement. Behind the scenes however, each party was working hard to gain small but potentially significant concessions in order to tilt the balance of the transaction paperwork and terms in its favour.

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Formula 1 – The race against Brexit

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The potential consequences of a no-deal Brexit have been making headlines across many sectors for a while; this month sees new voices added to the concerned chorus – those of F1 team bosses.

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7 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Corporate & Commercial, News

Royds Withy King helps to cultivate agricultural machinery supplier’s expansion

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Lawyers from Royds Withy King in Bath and Swindon have advised one of the UK’s leading suppliers of agricultural machinery on the acquisition of a dealership specialising in tractors and other farming equipment. T H WHITE, which is based in …

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