Shoosmiths advises shareholders of Orion Clinical Services on Simbec merger
Shoosmiths has advised the shareholders of Orion Clinical Services on its merger with Simbec Research.
The law firm’s corporate partner Adam Dowdney led a team of corporate specialists on the multi-million-pound deal comprising banking partner Linda Williams, corporate assistant Robert Pook and paralegals Rebecca Gray and James Arnold.
Additional specialist legal advice was also given from a range of other departments throughout the firm.
The merger creates a full-service international contract research organisation with capabilities in both early- and late-stage clinical development with deep expertise in oncology and rare and orphan diseases.
The new group will be known post completion as Simbec-Orion Group and will employ around 250 staff across the UK, Europe, Australia and the US.
The merger was completed through the provision of £12.5m funds raised from the Welsh Arthurian Life Sciences Fund and HSBC Bank.
News from Shoosmiths
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Shoosmiths
Damages recoverable from a tenant: the differences in England and Scotland.
Following an investigation sparked by complaints from rival espresso coffee capsule manufacturers, the French Competition Authority has accepted commitments from Nespresso.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Compliance and corporate governance codes for large financial institutions will undoubtedly include provisions to regulate high pay in the future
There’s more to the ABS model than attracting the man in the street and procuring external investment. Partners at the big corporate firms, take note…