In mergers and acquisitions of all sizes and in a broad range of industries, Harrison & Johnston provides seasoned, comprehensive representation that helps our clients efficiently structure, negotiate, and close deals.
Navigating the myriad complexities and issues involved in corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations is no small endeavor. Parties to such transactions need counsel who possess a broad knowledge base encompassing many legal and financial disciplines. They need a law firm with the resources and skillsets to address all issues that can arise before, during, and after a transaction, each of which can play a pivotal role in its success.
At Harrison & Johnston, our business lawyers have a long and successful track record facilitating the business goals of buyers, sellers, private equity firms, and other financial participants. We work closely with each client to understand their objectives and identify any potential obstacles that could stand in the way of achieving them.
Comprehensive M&A Representation
Both individually and collectively, Harrison & Johnston’s lawyers are well-equipped to tackle all aspects of a transaction, including financing and restructuring, securities, taxation, employment and labor, and real estate matters.
The scope of our services goes beyond meticulous due diligence, the negotiation of definitive agreements, and the preparation of all required regulatory filings. We supply guidance and direction on organization, business operations, governance, and succession planning issues, as well as assistance evaluating and securing optimal financing.
The capabilities of our M&A attorneys include transactions involving:
- Asset and equity purchases
- Corporate carve-outs
- Cross border transactions
- Fiduciary duty and disclosure issues
- Hostile takeovers
- Joint ventures
- Leveraged buyouts
- Minority investments
- Proxy battles
- Restructurings and recapitalizations
- Roll-up transactions
- Sales of controlling interests
- Subsidiary spinoffs