Mergers & Acquisitions
SLG merger and acquisition attorney’s represents both acquiring companies and target companies in M&A deals. SLG has handled transactions with values ranging from the hundreds of thousands to the tens of millions of dollars. In addition, our M&A attorneys have worked on transactions involving both public and private buyers and sellers. SLG’s mergers and acquisitions attorneys have closed transactions in both technology and non-technology industries involving domestic and international organizations SLG has also represented clients in California Department of Corporations Fairness Hearings. SLG is proud to have a recognized Northern California Super Lawyer in the field of mergers and acquisitions.
Structuring the optimal acquisition often requires experience in multiple disciplines, including corporate law, securities and taxes. We draw from the strengths of our firm’s attorneys, as well as our network of attorneys, accountants, investment bankers, and other advisors to effectively assist our clients in the process.
We regularly represent parties on deals of all sizes and work with companies ranging from closely-held companies to publicly-traded corporations. The attorneys of SLG routinely work with a variety of parties involved in merger and acquisition transactions.
For sellers, SLG’s approach is to plan for an exit long before a deal is on the horizon. SLG’s experience in mergers and acquisition practice can assist a selling client in organizing its records and agreements, finding the issues that might stall an eventual sale, and assist in pre-acquisition planning. SLG also works with business brokers and investment bankers, as appropriate, to assist in finding potential buyers and closing the transaction.
For buyers, SLG provides advice concerning the structure and documentation required for the transaction and leads diligence investigations into the selling company’s affairs. We thoroughly review a target company’s assets and liabilities so that our clients have a comprehensive understanding of the target’s financial and operational situation. In addition, SLG also provides the necessary filings to close a transaction, whether a Premerger Notification with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice for larger transactions, to simple securities filings or bulk sales notices for smaller transactions. By retaining our lawyers, clients can be assured that they have thorough understanding of the state of the company that they are buying and that the transaction will comply with all state and federal laws and regulations.
Businesses that are considering transactions involving a merger or acquisition should always consult with an attorney long before an actual offer is made or accepted. The attorneys at SLG have experience representing and counseling buyers and sellers across of variety of industries in transactions of all sizes. We understand that every transaction is important to the parties involved and are committed to providing our clients with solution-oriented legal counsel and representation.