Mergers & Acquisitions

If you are planning to sell your business, purchase a business or merge with another company, you are facing both great risk and the possibility of significant reward. This area of business law, known as mergers and acquisitions, can be a tantalizing trap for the unwary. To avoid the risk and maximize the reward, you need exceptional legal advice.

The issues in a merger, acquisition or sale of a business are many and complex. You will have to consider taxes, licensing and employment.

Our lawyers share your goals. We use our collective skills and business experience to develop innovative legal strategies and approaches that get the deal done to your satisfaction. Our corporate and business law attorneys provide due diligence and skilled legal representation. Because of our depth of experience and knowledge, we know how to structure a sale or acquisition properly. We can assess the benefits and risks for you and close the transaction with the creativity, flexibility and timeliness that are important in today’s competitive marketplace.

We represent buyers and sellers of businesses throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. We handle transactions involving companies of all sizes and from all industries. We have a special focus on transactions related to closely held businesses.

We offer comprehensive sale, merger and acquisition services, including:

  • Compilation and review of due diligence
  • Innovative deal structuring
  • Seller financing agreements
  • Third-party financing agreements
  • Deferred compensation agreements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Employment issues
  • Bankruptcy sales
  • Joint ventures
  • Earn-outs
  • Tax planning
  • Tax-deferred transactions

Contact Us

To discuss the purchase, sale or merger of a business with an attorney from our firm,contact Kaplin Stewart online or by phone.