Corporate Banking & Finance
Our award-winning Corporate Banking & Finance team is recognised as one of the leading and most experienced teams in the South East.
Our services to individuals and companies include advice on:
- Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
- Management buy-out/buy-in
- Private equity and venture finance
- Shareholder arrangements and share option schemes
- Corporate banking and asset based lending
- Partnership and LLP
- Restructuring; and
- Joint venture arrangements
Our lawyers have the legal skills, the enthusiasm, and the pro-active mindset to handle the smallest to the largest and most complex deals. We consistently gain recognition from clients and the corporate finance industry for the quality of service we provide, the depth of our expertise and our practical, easy to deal with approach.
We try to get under the skin of our clients’ business, to really understand what it is that they want to achieve, both now and in the longer term. By doing this we can approach our role as advisers from our clients’ perspective, concentrating our resources on achieving the results that are important to our clients.
Our team has strong relationships with the leading accountants, corporate finance advisers, and banks regionally and is appointed to the legal panels of a number of institutional lenders. Our legal expertise assists clients of a range of types and sizes from owner-managed businesses to multi-national corporations. We see our owner managed business client base as vital as it represents the corporate strength in the South East regional economy (outside London).
Brachers is a member of the Kent Corporate Finance Alliance, an independent network of specialist corporate finance professional advisers.
GDPR: Future-proof your business and ensure data protection compliance
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will make substantial changes to the way in which personal data is handled. Read more19/06/17
Three quarters of Kent businesses subject to cyber-attack in 2017
Survey reveals rapidly increasing business cyber threat. Read more20/04/17
Brachers LLP advises on the Private Equity backed acquisition of Sharefunds Limited
Brachers LLP’s Corporate Team has advised Treasury Capital Ltd on its acquisition of Sharefunds Limited from AIM-Listed Share Plc. Read more13/12/16
Corporate team advise on fifth acquisition for Britain’s largest independent ship repairer
Brachers’ Corporate team has advised on Burgess Marine’s acquisition of Superyacht procurement specialist Global Services and its sister company, Global New Builds. Read more22/11/16
Brachers advises Kent businesses to go ‘back to basics’ when it comes to effective credit control
Brachers has advised local companies to review the fundamentals of their credit control processes in order to protect the future sustainability and growth of their business. Read more07/10/16
Brachers advises clients to be pro-active about legal risk
Brachers advises clients be pro-active about legal risk as survey suggests legislative and contractual issues are top priority following Brexit vote. Read more
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Cyber-crime: are you prepared?
The cyber threat is growing. In just the past couple of months, for example, ‘ransomware’ attacks – in which malware encrypts data in companies’ systems in the hope that a ransom is paid - have severely hampered organisations including large corporates and NHS Trusts. Read more16/06/17
Where does a hung parliament leave Brexit?
Brachers expert says a worse deal and a significant increase in litigation could be on the cards. Read more02/06/17
We have heard that data protection law is changing – is there anything we need to be aware of?
Sarah Hewitt a Solicitor in our Corporate and Commercial team highlights what you need to know about the changes to The Data Protection Act and how these will effect your business. Read more21/11/16
Prime Minister urges businesses to ‘adapt and change’ for a stronger future at annual CBI conference
Brachers has been hearing about how businesses can support sustained growth at the annual CBI conference today. Read more18/10/16
Effective credit control
In the uncertain world in which we currently live it is now more important than ever for businesses to keep a close eye on income revenue. Read more17/10/16
Top Villas story of success
Brachers’ client Top Villas was founded in 2010 by brothers James and Tom Mannings from their family home in Sandwich, Kent. It is now one of the leading luxury villa rental companies in the world, with over 4,000 holiday homes in more than 150 destinations. Top Villas now has offices based at Discovery Park in Sandwich and in Orlando, Florida. We recently caught up with James Mannings in our Discovery Park office. Read more