Mergers & Acquisitions

Across industries and international borders, an increasing number of private and publicly-owned companies are engaging in mergers and acquisitions. Organizations taking part in these multi-faceted transactions need an experienced legal partner that can work efficiently and creatively through a complex maze of issues and potential roadblocks.

The Dickinson Wright Mergers and Acquisitions practice works closely with senior management and corporate counsel to develop innovative strategies and structural solutions that protect our clients’ interests and help them meet their transaction objectives. From the early stages of the transaction to the intricacies of tax planning to negotiating and closing the deal, our experienced team supports our clients throughout the M&A deal process.

Our merger & acquisition expertise includes:

  • Structuring and executing asset and stock acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, divisional spinoffs, recapitalizations, reorganizations and management and leveraged buyouts. 
  • Providing legal expertise in specialized legal disciplines such as ERISA, environmental, labor and employment and intellectual property laws. 
  • Handling antitrust and similar regulatory/license issues, pre-acquisition due diligence, employee benefits, executive compensation, federal securities law, corporate succession planning and a multitude of other M&A-related legal considerations.