Dentons eyes mid-size City players for merger

O'Connor, Joanne
April 2005
Lawyer;4/18/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that the company Denton Wilde Sapte's chief executive Howard Morris has kicked off surprise plans to investigate a Great Britain merger, as part of a bold and comprehensive shake-up of the firm's strategy. Morris has approached competition head and former Denton Hall managing partner Jonathan Tatten about formulating a list of ideal merger suitors for the firm. Sources say the document will detail the reasons for a merger and the strategic objectives to be obtained from any tie-up. Most obviously, the firm needs to raise its profits and bolster key practice areas such as corporate, where it lacks critical mass.


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