Attorney Services for Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures
Mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures don’t have to be complex. If a company has corporate documentation, much of what has to happen is clearly defined. When documentation is not present, often the laws of Florida provide guidance on the steps necessary to properly and legally consummate a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets.
In these cases, we help our clients navigate these requirements to ensure that the proper steps and approvals have been received before the transaction is consummated.
There are times, though, where what the stakeholders want to achieve can add a level of complexity. In these times, it is important to have an attorney who has a strong knowledge of you, your company, and your company’s legal processes, foundation & documents. Knowing the history and foundation of a company helps when carving a new path.
We have advised and assisted clients through the process of:
- Determining the best procedure, e.g. purchase and sale of assets or stock/membership units, to buy or sell their business;
- Negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements, whether of assets, stock, or some combination;
- Seeking shareholder or member approval of terms of a sale, merger, or acquisition;
- Drafting and filing any necessary documents with state agencies to complete the transaction fully, properly, and legally.
For all mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, we assist our clients performing due diligence, whether they are buying or merging with an existing company or selling their current business. We also draft or review the contracts and other documents to complete the transaction. We will also make sure that your corporate resolutions are in order and all needed shareholder or member approvals are sought.