Mergers & Acquisitions

We work on a broad range of global mergers and acquisitions. Our team counsels sellers and buyers, investors and owners, boards of directors, and sources of financing and intermediaries, including private equity and venture capital funds. We help secure transaction financing, working with investment and commercial banks and other institutional lenders, and we advise entity-level decisionmakers, counseling boards, independent director committees, and management groups in myriad regulated and unregulated industries around the world. Our transactions have ranged in value from a few million dollars to more than $70 billion.

Our team can handle any issues arising from a merger, acquisition, or divestiture, whether environmental, labor, employment, and compensation matters or government contracts, regulatory obligations, intellectual property rights, and tax matters. We help clients negotiate purchase and divestiture agreements, tender offers, restructurings, joint ventures, spin-offs, leveraged buyouts, and public-to-private transactions, and acquire distressed assets. We also advise public company targets and would-be acquirers regarding implementing or overcoming takeover defense mechanisms.