Mergers and Acquisitions

As outside general counsel to private companies, private equity investors, ESOP trustees, and other parties, Cummins & White, LLP negotiates, drafts and consults on all types of merger and acquisitions activities, including:

  • Stock purchases
  • Asset purchases
  • Divestitures
  • Tax-neutral spin-offs
  • Mergers
  • Reverse mergers
  • Reorganizations

Our work includes both friendly and contested merger acquisitions and defense-based structuring. Clients seek our advice from front-end strategic planning and structuring for transactions to managing the deal process through successful execution and closing.  Our corporate lawyers provide comprehensive due diligence and integrated transaction structures, including all tax, employment, environmental, balance sheet, as well as estate and succession planning.  Our lawyers have extensive and varied transaction experience and up-to-date knowledge of the ever-changing regulatory, legal, tax, accounting and business issues impacting these transactions.

We represent all parties in merger and acquisition transactions, including:

  • Buyers
  • Sellers
  • Major stockholders
  • Private lenders
  • Financial advisors
  • Management
  • Venture capitalists
  • Individual investors