Mergers & Acquisitions
“Their strengths are their intellectual ability, their attentiveness, their organizational skills at managing a transaction, and the general ease of working with them.”
Chambers USA, Corporate/M&A (Band 1), 2017
Mergers and acquisition do not just shuffle assets on a balance sheet. Beyond transactional details there are also functional and industry-specific issues that demand an approach crafted to the unique points of each deal, as well as the people issues that often arise in the heat of negotiations under tight deadlines. Over the years, we have dealt with the whole range of issues that arise during mergers and acquisitions-an area that could almost be called "family law for corporations."
We advise buyers, sellers, target companies, investment bankers and other financial intermediaries in deals of all sizes from family-owned businesses to publicly held corporations. Drawing on the expertise of our legal and industry experts, we assemble a working group that fits each client's situation, no matter how complex or geographically broad. Our membership in Lex Mundi enables us to tap the advice of top professionals in every state of the United States and in more than 100 countries, to ensure that every aspect of each transaction is handled properly in every jurisdiction.
We have in-depth experience with telecommunications, healthcare, public utilities, manufacturing, financial services, retirement communities, food processing and agribusiness transactions. And within each situation, we advise clients on a whole range of legal issues, including taxation, securities, intellectual property, pensions, labor and employment law, employment benefits, antitrust, real estate, litigation and foreign law.