Mergers & Acquisitions
Lanier Ford serves as counsel in numerous mergers and acquisitions for both public and private companies. In representing sellers, bidders, target companies, dealer managers, and financial advisors, our attorneys emphasize creative solutions to resolve business problems while taking advantage of business opportunities. Representation includes all phases of mergers and acquisitions, including—
- Mergers of public and private companies.
- Stock and asset purchases.
- Tender offers.
- Leveraged buyouts.
- Private equity investments.
- Divestitures and spinoffs.
- Proxy contests.
Our attorneys regularly assist clients in structuring mergers and acquisitions, developing strategies, negotiating, and preparing documentation. Our attorneys work closely with outside sources, including business valuation professionals, certified public accountants, bankers, and venture capitalists. In addition to their own knowledge, attorneys who practice in this area rely on the legal expertise of other attorneys at Lanier Ford in the areas of employment and labor relations, real estate, securities, tax, and intellectual property.
Our attorneys represent both acquiring companies and target companies and defend against and pursue takeovers.
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