In January, the US neighborhood social network Nextdoor agreed to take over business of the British counterpart Streetlife, which has approximately 1.2 million registered users in the UK. Nextdoor, a start-up based in silicon Valley, has recently entered the UK market and raised about $210 million from investors, including Amazon founder Jeff Bezo’s venture capital…
You will find, as our clients do, that we completely understand the corporate world as well as the wider legal and business picture. We provide our clients with first class corporate law advice given that we possess excellent experience in a wide variety of corporate transactions including M&A, venture capital and fund raising structures.
Recent highlights include advising on: a privatisation of a fixed and mobile telecommunications operator; a joint venture to address mobile operators in the Middle East; and the acquisition of a company with a 2G and 3G cellular licence.
We have also advised several major telecoms operators (fixed and mobile) on their investment and acquisition projects in a range of emerging markets, including privatisations.
Preiskel & Co also regularly advises owner-managed businesses on the range of corporate agreements required to protect their position assisting them in growing their business, typically by way of M&A, equity and/or debt finance, JV agreements and shareholder agreements. Clients’ benefit from the lead partners’ experience in a range of legal areas, such as employment, regulatory, intellectual property and other commercial issues. The partners are thereby able to keep the corporate advisory team efficiently staffed, thereby creating a more stream-lined and cost effective service to the benefit of our clients. On large scale international transactions and IPOs, where appropriate, the firm is able to call upon the resources of its associated law firm, Charles Russell LLP, who have groups dedicated to pensions, commercial property, tax and insolvency.
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