Eversheds advises Expansys on recommended takeover by Peter Jones

Eversheds has advised consumer electronics retailer Expansys on its recommended takeover by celebrity entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den panellist Peter Jones.

The offer was originally announced on 15 January with a revised increased offer announced on 12 February. Subject to the receipt by Peter Jones of sufficient acceptances, the offer will result in Expansys ceasing to have its shares traded on AIM.

The Eversheds team was led by Alasdair Outhwaite and Steve Nash, with Mathew Gorringe and Amanda Dodsworth advising on the share incentives position.