Mergers & Acquisitions

Our Mergers and Acquisition Department represents business owners and entrepreneurs, large and small, in their quest to sell or acquire operating businesses, including the implementation of business succession planning for business owners. Our firm has successfully completed in excess of 350 mergers and acquisitions in the last 10 years, with sales ranging from $1M to $100M. Our work in representing sellers many times includes the formation and implementation of succession plans to family or internal management groups as well as to third party buyers. We represent many of our business planning clients as they acquire new business locations or as they navigate financing and private equity recaps where the seller retains a portion of their company for future earn-outs/benefits. Our Mergers and Acquisition services include:

  • Due diligence review of client and prospective targets;
  • Negotiation of business broker engagement letters;
  • Structuring of transaction to reduce liability risks and taxes;
  • Negotiation and drafting of confidentiality agreements and letters of intent;
  • Overseeing data rooms and the due diligence process of buyer;
  • Negotiation and documentation of third party financing;
  • Negotiation and preparation of all definitive documents for stock and asset sales, mergers, corporate reorganizations, restructuring and recaps;
  • Issuance of required Legal Opinions; and
  • Overseeing and conducting single to multi-location simultaneous Closings
   

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