Lewis Silkin advises Next Fifteen Communications Group plc on its acquisition of CommunicateResearch Limited
05 August 2019
Lewis Silkin has advised Next Fifteen Communications, the digital communications group, on its 100% acquisition of CommunicateResearch Limited (ComRes), a global research consultancy.
ComRes will trade as a member of the Savanta group, strengthening Savanta’s expertise in the research consultancy sector.
The acquisition of ComRes marks the eighth deal on which Lewis Silkin has advised Next Fifteen Communications. The team was led by corporate partner Paul Rajput, alongside corporate tax partner Matthew Rowbotham, corporate senior associate Sadiq Tajbhai and corporate associate Jack Baldwin.
Commenting on the acquisition, Nick Lee Morrison, General Counsel at Next Fifteen Communications, said:
“Lewis Silkin have proved once again to be an invaluable partner on our latest acquisition. Their M&A team provided us with commercial advice that was second to none and we thoroughly enjoyed working together on this important strategic acquisition for Savanta and Next 15.”
Paul Rajput said:
“It was a pleasure as always working with Nick and the wider Next 15 team on yet another strategic acquisition, this time for Savanta. We look forward to working with Nick and the team in the future, in what is an incredibly exciting time for Next 15.