Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

This is FindLaw's collection of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) articles, part of the Corporate Governance section of the Corporate Counsel Center. Typical M&A work involves advising on selling, combining, and acquiring businesses. Large firms often focus on public M&A, advising either the buyer or seller in a transaction involving a public company. This area of corporate law routinely provides the biggest deals, often crosses international borders, and can involve cash and/or stock considerations. Law articles in this archive are predominantly written by lawyers for a professional audience seeking business solutions to legal issues. Start your free research with FindLaw.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Articles
    • Due Diligence In Acquiring A Franchise
      In this era in which our economy is dominated by large business concerns having the ability to realize profits through potent marketing, high volume sales and low margins, one of the most effective ways for the individual small entrepreneur to ...

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    • Exclusivity from the Seller's Perspective
      Courtesy of The M&A Lawyer . Subscribe now to get timely, in-depth coverage of Mergers and Acquisitions legal news. Private equity buyers traditionally attach a lot of importance to proprietary deals or to getting exclusivity in potential ...

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    • Follow Prescription for Successful Merger
      Overheard at a partners' meeting: "Our profits are flat. Everybody knows that larger firms are more profitable, so let's get bigger fast. I'm good friends with the managing partner of Jones & Jones. Let's merge with them."This flawed reasoning will ...

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