Mergers and Acquisitions Legal Services

Our experienced Mergers and Acquisitions team assists both buyers and sellers with a full range of corporate transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures, buy-outs, spin-offs, mergers, recapitalizations and reorganizations.

Our scope of services includes, among other services:

Prior to the Transaction
  • Advising prospective targets in advance of a potential or desired transaction
  • Introducing clients to potential service providers, investment bankers, lenders and other strategic partners
  • Establishing appropriate confidentiality protections
During the Transaction
  • Preparing expressions of interest and letters of intent
  • Structuring and negotiating transactions to meet clients’ business objectives
  • Advising and negotiating financing issues
  • Assisting in due diligence investigations and advising on any resulting concerns
  • Drafting the required documents
  • Handling regulatory compliance and authorization issues
  • Working with third parties to negotiate contract assignments
  • Closing the transaction
Post-Closing Assistance
  • Completing post-closing obligations related to the transaction including any regulatory filings and indemnification issue
  • Providing post-closing advice for buyers on ongoing operational matters and for sellers on tax and estate planning issues

Our Mergers and Acquisitions team collaborates closely with other lawyers in the firm to provide each client with integrated and customized services to meet the needs of the specific transaction.  Thus, we may draw from the firm’s experience in tax, employment, employee benefits, real estate, lease review, environmental and remediation issues, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, licensing, assignments, security interests and litigation.