Navigating Volatility: key considerations in finance documents

The Navigating Volatility presentation outlines considerations for companies currently party to finance arrangements negotiated prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlighted are certain covenants and triggers to be wary of and the protection offered by safe harbour when appropriate plans are executed.

Summit Leadership


Summit Leadership , written by Nick Humphrey, is a practical guide to leadership and is the result of extensive interviews with high-achieving leaders including insights from elite coaches and athletes, CEOs, psychologists, serial entrepreneurs and even some Royal Marines Commandos. It brings together strategies, habits and hacks of peak performers and the latest research from management theorists. 

The book is published by Wolters Kluwer and can be ordered online here.

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Venture Capital Guide

The Venture Capital Guide is an overview of the venture capital investment process from the entrepreneur’s perspective. It is a practical step-by-step guide covering all aspects of venture capital investments from preparing a business plan to negotiating the terms sheet and the legal documents and the exit process. 

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Mergers and Acquisitions


Mergers and Acquisitions , written by Nick Humphrey, is a plain English reference guide for mergers and acquisitions and buyouts with step-by-step advice on the key legal, tax and structuring issues when implementing transactions. 

This comprehensive text also includes chapters on equity funding, IPOs, distressed buyouts and preparing for exit.

The book is published by Wolters Kluwer and can be ordered online here.

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The IPO Roadmap

The IPO Roadmap is a plain-English easy to follow reference guide with step-by-step advice for businesses. It provides practical and up-to-date guidance on the decision to list, choosing your team, preparation, due diligence and disclosure, the offer and listing. 

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M&A Deal Data Report

The Hamilton Locke M&A Deal Data Report 2018 has an extensive analysis on deal trends and negotiation points in M&A transactions here and in the US, including prevalence of earn-outs, use of W&I insurance, warranty caps and collars.

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