In January 2015, the Takeovers Panel commissioned Evolve Research and Consulting to undertake a research study amongst its stakeholders. The Panel last undertook similar research in 2006, subsequent to which it has adjudicated on 259 applications involving a range of stakeholders including lawyers, company representatives, investment bankers and regulatory bodies. Additionally, in 2010, the Law Council conducted an independent survey about the Panel with findings made available only to the Panel and Law Council.
This report was originally published on 11 August 2015. It was amended by Evolve Research and Consulting on 14 August 2015 to rectify typographical errors.