Mergers and Acquisitions

Guiding Businesses through Complex Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are complex transactions requiring skilled legal counsel that can successfully navigate companies through potential risks and challenges. The Corporate and Business Entities practice at Kolesar & Leatham offers an experienced team of practitioners focused on helping companies address the myriad of legal and businesses issues associated with mergers and acquisitions. We are a group of business-savvy attorneys who work directly with our clients to facilitate sophisticated transactions. Our lawyers represent buyers and sellers of all sizes, ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to multi-national corporations. We identify the possible risks and opportunities at every stage of the process so that we can develop strategies that best achieve our clients’ desired results.

Full Range of M&A Services

The attorneys at Kolesar & Leatham are well known throughout the legal and business communities for their ability to structure, negotiate and implement complex commercial transactions. Our lawyers advise clients in all aspects of merger and acquisition transactions, including:

  • Structuring mergers and acquisitions
  • Conducting due diligence
  • Financing, including public and private securities offerings
  • Advising on corporate governance matters
  • Addressing environmental risks and liabilities
  • Handling IP components of transactions
  • Advising on tax considerations
  • Addressing regulatory reporting requirements
  • Drafting and negotiating all documents necessary to facilitate transactions, such as buy-sell, real estate purchase and sale, asset purchase, stock purchase and shareholder agreements

Addressing Complex Business and Legal Concerns

Our broad based business experience and in-depth legal knowledge allows our attorneys to identify and resolve the diverse range of issues that often arise in connection with these complex business and financial transactions. When necessary to successfully accomplish our client’s goals, we draw upon the skills and resources of colleagues throughout our firm, including attorneys in our real estate, intellectual property and banking and finance practices.

With over 30 years in practice, Kolesar & Leatham regularly helps companies capitalize on their business opportunities. Our lawyers are dedicated to serving the legal demands of our clients and partner with them to develop the solutions they need to advance their business interests.