Takeover offer and scheme of arrangement: comparative timetable
This document compares the timetables involved for a takeover offer and a scheme of arrangement under section 899 of the Companies Act 2006 used to acquire control of a public company and which involves a reduction of capital.
For a comparison of offers and schemes in this context, see Practice note, Takeover offer or scheme of arrangement? There is also a detailed timetable for a takeover offer: see Practice note, The offer timetable.
References to Rules are to Rules of the Code and references to the Schemes Appendix are to Appendix 7 to the Code.