Schemes of arrangement: takeovers

A practice note explaining how schemes of arrangement can be used in a recommended takeover as an alternative to an offer.

The amendments made to this note to reflect the prohibition on the use of reduction schemes on takeovers (see Legal update, Takeovers: Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 17) Regulations 2015) are subject to review by Norton Rose Fulbright.

Martin Scott and Sarah Kendall, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP


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