Blake Morgan advises on the sale of Landscape Group
Leading law firm Blake Morgan has completed on the sale of 90% of the entire issued share capital of Landscape Group to Xeretec Group Ltd.
Landscape Group, founded in 1996, is the UK's most accredited HP Managed Print Services (MPS) and Solutions Specialist, the leading HP Partner for PMPS Managed Print Services in Europe and is the only HP Platinum Partner First for Print in the UK. The company has been acquired by Xeretec, a leading integrator of digital print hardware, software, solutions and services and is Xerox's largest MPS seller in the UK.
Together Xeretec and Landscape Group are a new managed print powerhouse. The Landscape Group brand will remain and become a Xeretec Group company and it will continue to use its brand and operate out of East Hampshire.
The corporate team at Blake Morgan acted for long-standing client Landscape Group, advising them on all legal aspects of the sale.
The team was led by partner, Lawrence Phillips and corporate senior associate, Michelle Davenport, and they were assisted by trainee Charlotte Marshall and partner, Simon Court and solicitor Catherine Bryant on the respective tax elements.
Richard Hart, Finance Director, added “Blake Morgan have been hugely supportive throughout the sale process and their expert advice and professionalism was key to securing a successful outcome".
Lawrence Phillips, corporate partner at Blake Morgan said: "We are delighted to have been able to advise our long-standing client on this important venture, combining the skill sets of two of the largest resellers in the print market and we wish them both every success for the future".
Blake Morgan has an international portfolio of multi-national client companies (public and private), SMEs, owner managed businesses and start-ups with a need for high-quality corporate and M&A support and advice.
The corporate team is acknowledged within the legal industry and in the independent legal directories, for providing a first-class level of service across a wide range of transactions including mergers, acquisitions, sales, private equity and joint ventures.