Nick Ducker

Corporate Specialist

Nick has a natural aptitude for understanding commercial issues, which makes him a welcome trusted advisor to the Management teams he advises. He advises on corporate and corporate finance transactions, and is completely focused on ensuring that the client’s objective from a transaction is at the forefront of everyone’s agenda. Nick advises on acquisitions, disposals, management buy-outs and buy-ins, private equity transactions, reverse takeovers, joint ventures, shareholder issues, capital reductions and buy-backs.

  • Entrepreneurial management teams
  • Large corporates
  • Advising the Management team of Busybees Nurseries on their sale to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund
  • Advising a NASDAQ listed industrial services group on a £90m acquisition
  • Advising the Management team or Klarius Products on their acquisition from administration
  • Advising AIM listed CBG Group Plc on its recommended takeover by Giles Insurance Brokers
  • Acting for the shareholders of HC Recruitment on its merger with Assist Recruitment
  • Advising an AIM listed Plc on a series of acquisitions and disposals
  • Acting for shareholders on the disposal of their catering business to an FTSE 100 listed company
  • Acting for the shareholders of Columbia Design & Build Limited on the sale of the entire issued share capital to AIM listed Formation Group plc instituting a reverse takeover
  • Acting on several sales of business and assets by an administrator
  • Advising on carrying out section 110 demergers as part of tax reorganisation

Previous Law Firms:

  • Shammah Nicholls LLP

 

Previous Businesses:

  • Acting general counsel, Klarius Group

 

Education:

  • College of Law, York, LPC
  • University of Hull, Law with German; 2:1

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