BEACHCROFT ADVISES ON £25 MILLION ACQUISITION OF ROSEBYS
Partners Ian Roberts and Stephen Birchall, plus associate Stephen Hadlow from Beachcroft's Manchester office have acted for India-based GHCL, on the £25 million acquisition of Rosebys, Britain's leading home furnishings retailer.
Completed in just over four weeks, the acquisition means that GHCL is now a fully integrated home textile company with presence across product design and development, sourcing and distribution to retail stores.
Beachcroft's 25-strong corporate team has particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, listing and delisting, OFEX/AIM flotations and regulatory issues affecting public and private companies and financial institutions.
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Beachcroft LLP (formerly Beachcroft Wansbroughs) is one of the largest national commercial law firms in the UK. With over 1,400 employees, it provides legal advice and litigation services from seven locations in the UK (two in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Winchester) and also in Brussels. From routine insurance claims management to 'trusted adviser' work for major national and international organisations, the firm delivers integrated legal services to clients in four main industry groups: health and public sector; real estate and construction; financial services (including the insurance industry); and technology, media and telecommunications.
The firm received 20 new entries in Legal 500 2005, a guide to the top 500 lawyers in the UK; in Legal Week's client satisfaction survey, the firm came second amongst all law firms in the UK; and Beachcroft is one of the largest law firms in the country to obtain the 'Investors in People' award across all of its offices.
The Manchester team currently includes 19 partners and 198 staff. Its partners have particular expertise and experience in commercial litigation, commercial property, injury/risk, professional indemnity, corporate/commercial and employment law.
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