Every business owner knows that there are continuing challenges as your company’s success increases. With initial success, there may be expansion. This expansion can be complicated, involving real estate transactions, financial matters and more. At Dawe & Christopherson LLP, we help you through every step of your company’s growth process, whether you are going through a merger or an acquisition.
A merger is the combination of two separate companies into a new enterprise. The two original companies cease to exist as separate businesses and instead continue to run as a single entity. This is also known as consolidation. Our attorneys assist you through a smooth merger and then advise you on how to function as one business.
An acquisition occurs when one company purchases another. The acquiring company takes over the assets of the target company. Also known as a takeover, an acquisition can either be private or public, depending on whether the target company has publically-traded stocks. Whether your acquisition is friendly or hostile, our attorneys can help ensure that it is successful.
The purpose of a merger or an acquisition is to strengthen the company while continuing to provide value. It is imperative to the success of your business that this deal is fully developed, covering every aspect to protect your business.
Our corporate law attorneys have extensive experience handling all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including:
There are many potential issues that can arise during a merger or acquisition. You need an attorney on your side who can guide you through every step of the process. We can help ensure that you are compliant with fair competition and antitrust laws according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). We also advise you on how to remain in good standing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Dawe & Christopherson LLP represents companies of all sizes in mergers and acquisitions. From our office in Walnut Creek, we represent clients throughout California. Call us today at 925-378-6604 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.