1. Merging with another privately-owned company – By Laura Clarke at WBW Solicitors

    A merger occurs when two companies, which are often about the same size, agree to join together to form a new entity. Mergers are friendly, whereas acquisitions tend to be more hostile and occur when a target company realizes that they have no option but to ensure their survival by being bought by the other…

  2. WBW raises a glass to celebrate merger with Ford Simey LLP

    WBW Solicitors held a glittering event at Deer Park Country House in Honiton to celebrate its merger with Ford Simey LLP. Over 100 guests including fellow professionals and private clients, were welcomed with fizz and canapés by partners and staff. Following the merger of the two leading law firms the new practice has over 270…

  3. Exeter Cathedral
    Law firms merge to grow offering in Exeter and East Devon

    Two of the oldest and most established legal firms in Devon are to merge in November.  WBW, who have offices in Newton Abbot, Exeter, Bovey Tracey, Torquay, Paignton and Launceston are to merge with Ford Simey who have offices in Exeter, Exmouth, Sidmouth and Honiton. Announcing the merger, the Managing Partner of WBW – Steve…