Mergers, Acquisitions & Business Reorganizations

At Axley we pride ourselves on our business savvy and legal expertise within the mergers and acquisitions area to provide effective services to get deals done. Our knowledgeable, mergers and acquisitions attorneys have substantial experience in advising companies, management, investors, lenders and investment bankers on the legal, business and financial issues relating to a broad range of transactions.

These transactions include:
  • Acquisitions
  • Corporate restructurings
  • Divestitures
  • Joint ventures
  • Management buyouts
  • Mergers
  • Recapitalizations
  • Spin-offs
  • Strategic alliances
  • Tax-free reorganizations

In our mergers and acquisitions legal practice, our clients include domestic and foreign businesses in a wide range of industries. We represent companies ranging from small privately-held to large publicly-held businesses in structuring transactions, conducting due diligence, negotiating letters of intent, preparing and negotiating definitive acquisition documents and arranging financing. We advise officers and boards of directors on fiduciary duties in a variety of contexts.

With an emphasis on teamwork, we draw upon the experience of attorneys from a wide range of practice areas in an efficient and integrated manner to address antitrust, corporate, employment, environmental, intellectual property, real estate, securities and tax matters.

Client Successes

Some of our past experience in the field.
$26.5 Million Refinance Closing
Attorney Ed Lawton and Attorney Don Murn represented a client in the successful completion of a $26.5 million refinance transaction. The transaction required the client to defease their existing mortgage loan. Attorney Lawton and Attorney Murn dealt with the complex array of loan and defeasance documents on behalf of their client to complete the transactions and also guided the client and the other parties through the complex multi-tier ownership structure that governed the underlying real estate asset.
$300M Multistate Acquisition of Shopping Centers
Acted as purchaser's local counsel in a $300,000,000 multistate acquisition of shopping centers
Mergers and Acquisitions in Various Industries
Handled mergers and acquisitions involving community associations, transportation companies, service companies and manufacturing companies.

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