Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
Categories: Governance, Thought Leadership | Tags: report, M&A, finance, acquisitions, mergers, Cadbury, Takeover Code, Kraft, takeovers, hostile, takeover panel
The acquisition of Cadbury plc by the US-based Kraft Food Inc in 2010 caused a public outcry and political debate on the UK takeover regime. As a result, new rules have come into force on UK public company takeovers. What are the key amendments, and how will they impact future M&A and takeover activity?