The UK is Open for Takeovers – Recent Changes to the UK Takeover Code

    View Authors October 2013

    近日英国收购与兼并委员会宣布,适用于涉及有关英国公司的收购交易(及类似交易)的某些新规定正式生效。

    Recently the UK Panel on Takeovers & Mergers announced the effectiveness of certain new rules that will apply to takeovers and similar transactions involving relevant UK companies.

    修改的规定包括但不限于:(i)扩大《收购法典》的管辖范围,使其涵盖更多的目标公司(ii)对收购出价阶段作出的利润预测有新的报告要求,以及(iii)对收购出价双方就取得的实质性进展向市场提供最新消息有新的要求。

    The rule changes include, amongst other things: (i) extending the jurisdiction of the Takeover Code to capture more target companies, (ii) new reporting requirements for profit forecasts made during takeover bids and (iii) new requirements on parties to takeover bids to update the market on the occurrence of a material development.

    关于这些修改的进一步详细资料以及有关英国收购的某些关键性问题的汇总,请参见以下链接

    Further details of those changes and a summary of some of the key issues which arise in UK takeovers can be found in this publication.