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Shaw Gibbs and White & Black seminar at Shakespeare’s Globe

In a special morning seminar at Shakespeare’s Globe on 22 June 2016, Shaw Gibbs and White & Black will discuss the realities of buying and selling businesses.  

What we’re showcasing 

Accountants and corporate finance advisers Shaw Gibbs and law firm White & Black will discuss both the realities of the transaction process and the longer-term preparations that are critical to maximising value.

Our seminar is aimed at owners and directors of successful private businesses and those making significant corporate decisions. We will look at various features that are important for the health of the business and, if you reach the stage of discussing a potential sale or merger, those that are also important in the eyes of the acquirers.

  • Why buy or sell
  • What creates value (tech & non-tech impact)
  • Preparing your business for sale
  • How to sell your business (the process)
  • Potential acquirers
  • Key considerations
  • Timetable
  • Heads of terms explained

The stage

Shakespeare’s Globe,
21 New Globe Walk,
Bankside, London

Founded by Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare’s Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare’s work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of performance and education.  In a year where the world will commemorate 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare, the venue creates a perfect backdrop to our seminar.

Expert guides will take you on a fascinating tour of the iconic Globe Theatre, bringing the space to life with colourful stories of the 1599 Globe, of the reconstruction process in the 1990s, and of how the ‘wooden O’ works today as an imaginative and experimental theatrical space.

Who’s on?

Clifford Brown, Director, Shaw Gibbs Ltd

Clifford advises clients on acquisitions, disposals and MBOs across a broad range of sectors.  Clifford’s substantial experience in Corporate Finance includes work within a range of SME and Blue Chip environments and he also brings experience of working in senior management roles at Harley Davidson Europe and at Reuters Plc.

Phil Riman accompanied by John Allen & Stephen SilvesterLeading Corporate Lawyers,  White & Black

Phil is a founding Partner of White & Black with over 20 years’ experience advising on M&A transactions.  He previously worked for 3i in both the UK and US.

John is the co-head of the corporate practice.  His work focuses on complex mergers and acquisitions and has over 17 years’ experience advising on corporate matters.

Stephen is a corporate lawyer and former Managing Director (Europe) of leisure-wear brand ‘Jockey’.  He has an MBA from London Business School.

The performance

08:30am: Arrival and Breakfast Buffet
09:15am: Introduction
09:20am: Shaw Gibbs, The Corporate Finance Perspective
09:50am: White & Black, The Lawyers’ Perspective
10:20am: Questions followed by Guided Tour (optional)
11:00am:  Finish

Book your seat

If you’re interesting in attending, please email Charlotte Thompson.

See full details for the event in the invitation.

Disclaimer: This article is produced for and on behalf of White & Black Limited, which is a limited liability company registered in England and Wales with registered number 06436665. It is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The contents of this article should be viewed as opinion and general guidance, and should not be treated as legal advice.

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