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Corporate Transformation and Reorganisation

Often, after a period of expansion or acquisition, organisations may find that they need to review and restructure their international operations in order to maintain efficient corporate structures. This is against a backdrop of global market challenges and a constantly changing regulatory landscape. Our team are experienced in advising complex multinational corporations on their business transformation plans, taking into account their legal structure, taxation and financial requirements in various jurisdictions.

Corporate Transformation and Reorganisation

A strategic approach to corporate transformation

Our team are experienced in conducting strategic international reviews and understand the market and business dynamics in key industries. We know the right questions to ask and can support management during this period of commercial transformation and change.  

It is important from the outset to understand the driving forces behind a corporate reorganisation or consolidation, which could include a number of commercial motivations:

  • Improve performance –improve performance through operational efficiency, improved operating profits and reduced overheads. 
  • Remove Excess capacity – a focus on quality rather than quantity leading to consolidation and/or divestments of part of the business.
  • Consolidation – if an organisation has a fragmented or complex corporate structure it may decide to simplify and consolidate its branches, subsidiaries and assets to achieve economies of scale.

Restructuring and Rationalisation

Del Canto’s cross-border teams advise on and help corporate achieve their business needs through restructuring and rationalisation. This includes reviewing corporate structures, integrating post mergers and acquisitions, as well as carve-outs required for a disposal. Our combined commercial tax and legal expertise means we help create effective organisational strategies and can add valuable support to corporates putting transformational plans into place.

Our teams are highly experienced in advising on all aspects of strategic corporate reorganisations and their legal and tax implications, having worked on large multinational projects throughout the world.   We can

  • Help define the strategic reasoning behind reorganisation or consolidations
  • Develop a strategic road map to delivery
  • Advise on regulation, legal directives and standards to improve the structure
  • Look at the financial and tax implications
  • Help put initiatives into place and ensure a smooth completion

Corporate Transformation Lawyers and Tax specialists

Our lawyers and tax specialists have a wide range of multi-jurisdictional corporate expertise and

can help establish a restructure and consolidation strategy that focuses on numerous elements, including analysis and prioritisation of potential opportunities and risks, identification of the important legal and tax implications, and an execution roadmap through the process.

Examples of some of the corporate transactions we have worked on include:

  • Advising British company Sunseeker International on the restructuring of their Mediterranean operations.
  • Advising Taylor Woodrow (later known as Taylor Wimpy) on the restructuring of their Spanish operations.

How we can help

Del Canto Chambers assists clients in structuring a wide range of international corporate transformations, reorganisations and consolidations and we uniquely understand the international tax and legal complexities, ensuring that details, no matter how small, are not overlooked.

A Del Canto partner will stay involved throughout the work to ensure you experience a seamless service. That connection provides consistency and intimate client knowledge, expertise and proactive advisory services.  We will also help you navigate through the transactional process coordinating the different professionals involved.

We deliver bespoke and innovative corporate advice, as well as advising on our clients’ corporate compliance responsibilities. Part of our approach is to work with local auditing firms throughout the world who can assist with tax audits and general compliance.

To find out how we can improve your international group performance through operational efficiencies and reorganisation, and help you take your business forward with confidence, please contact us.

Contact us for further advice.

To find out how we can improve your international group performance through operational efficiencies and reorganisation, and help you take your business forward with confidence, please contact us.