4 Potential Structuring Options For BVI Acquisitions

Law360 (October 11, 2019, 4:13 PM EDT) -- With onshore M&A procedures often cumbersome and time consuming, the British Virgin Islands continue to offer a range of flexible yet familiar structuring options to facilitate takeover transactions.

With over 400,000 active companies in the BVI, estimated to hold $1.5 trillion of assets, the BVI is keen to retain its place as a leading jurisdiction for M&A by offering solutions that overcome the high approval thresholds and mandatory waiting times which commonly impact onshore jurisdictions. The use of a BVI bidder or the insertion of a BVI holding company upon English or other European structures opens up a range of options...

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