Mergers Acquisitions and Divestitures

You frequently hear the terms mergers and acquisitions used in business discussions, but what does it really mean?

It could mean any number of things, from your business being sold to another business entirely; to an employee stock option plan (ESOP) being put into place; to a recapitalization; to combining two businesses into one.

An attorney can be an integral part of your merger team. An attorney who is well versed in mergers and acquisitions can help introduce you to other team members, such as investors and lenders. Additionally, your attorney should know how to structure the transaction in such a way as to make it most advantageous for you. READ MORE