BVI corporate reorganisations and solvent restructurings – A general guide

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The BVI Business Companies Act 2004 (the BC Act) provides an extremely flexible framework for reorganisations or restructurings involving solvent British Virgin Islands companies. This guide outlines key considerations under the BC Act and other relevant law regarding the following: share and asset sales, including “hive-outs” and “hive-downs”; inter-company financing and re-financing; distributions, including “hive-ups” and share buybacks; mandatory redemptions (“squeeze-outs”); mergers and consolidations, including “de-merger” structures; plans and schemes of arrangement, continuations and discontinuations; and new incorporations and voluntary liquidations. Click download to view the guide.