Mergers and acquisitions drive the growth and success of many businesses, but M&A transactions can be complex and fraught with risk. A successful M&A transaction requires a good deal-maker – one with experience in structuring various corporate transactions. Valant lawyers have represented clients on both buy and sell sides, assisted with arranging financing, structured M&A transactions, optimized transactions for tax minimization, and drafted a multitude of related legal agreements. Our lawyers are experienced business advisors and accomplished negotiators. Examples of M&A transactions that we have helped structure for both well-established and emerging companies include:

• Negotiating Stock and Asset Purchases

• Acquisition Finance

• Due Diligence

• Tender Offers

• Management Buyouts

• Exchanges and Reorganizations (Including Tax-Free Exchanges and Reorganizations)

• Spin-Offs, Split-Offs, Split-Ups

• Entity Conversions

• Restructurings

• Divestitures

• Cross-Border M&A Transactions

• Strategic Alliances