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Mergers & Acquisitions

The mergers and acquisitions attorneys at McDaniel, Wolff & Benca PLLC know that the sale of a business represents an acknowledgment of a lifetime of work. We also know that the purchase of a business represents a new venture that will control an investor’s financial future. Whether your company is a multi-state organization or a local family-owned business, our M&A team has the requisite knowledge and experience to provide premier representation for business transactions of any size or complexity.

Rufus Wolff and Vince Ward lead our team of M&A attorneys. If we can assist you with the purchase or sale of a business, call us today at 501-954-8000, or submit an inquiry via our contact form.

Our mergers and acquisitions lawyers regularly represent companies both on the buyer’s side and on the seller’s side. We have extensive experience in negotiating, drafting and closing asset-based transactions, stock-based transactions, and other complex transactions such as tax-deferred rollovers, mergers and corporate spin-offs.

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Full-Service M&A Practice

A knowledgeable and experienced M&A attorney is critical as companies plan a business merger, sale, or divestiture of assets. While such actions are grounded in reasoned strategy for business growth, future success may be inhibited unless expert M&A counsel is retained. By carrying out the necessary due diligence and implementing an optimized transaction structure, our lawyers can detect hidden sources of liability and prevent costly disputes from occurring after closing.

As tax attorneys, we are uniquely positioned to provide our clients with a tax-efficient deal structures for almost any type of transaction. Recognized as a thorough and detail-oriented group, our mergers and acquisitions team strives to help dynamic and growing business clients enhance their commercial reach and scope through transactions optimized for tax purposes.

Our mergers and acquisitions attorneys are experienced in a multitude of industry sectors. We have completed transactions in the areas of manufacturing, logistics, construction, multi-state retailers, healthcare providers, professional employer organizations, manufacturing, cannabis cultivators, insurers, and many more. Having decades of experience, we are Arkansas mergers and acquisitions attorneys that are able to provide the highest caliber of transactional services to businesses in any trade or industry.

In the current economic environment, when a company decides to pursue an acquisition or sale it needs to have confidence that its law firm will deliver direct, no-nonsense advice and have the experience to guide the transaction to completion while protecting the client’s interests. Companies who choose our M&A practice recognize and appreciate our sound, strategic guidance coupled with a constructive approach rooted in the business realities of the transaction.

Our transactional expertise includes: 

  • Preparation of Non-Disclosure Agreements and Letters of Intent
  • Negotiation and Preparation of Purchase/Merger Agreements
  • Due Diligence of Target Business and Assets
  • FTC Notifications and Obtaining Regulatory Approvals
  • Securing Third-Party Financing and Private Investment
  • Tax Planning for Sellers and Purchasers
  • Transitioning of Key Employees and Employee Benefits
  • Obtaining IRS Private Letter Rulings
  • Resolving Post-Closing Disputes

A key component of our M&A practice is the manner in which our attorneys provide comprehensive legal solutions to clients. We anticipate and address the complexities of transactions by assembling cross-functional teams that leverage the experience of lawyers from many of our other practices, including tax, real estate, employee benefits, as well as government relations. This comprehensive approach enables our mergers and acquisitions team to deliver value-added transactional solutions to our clients.

After the completion of a transaction, our corporate lawyers will be proud to continue to serve as outside general counsel to your company by relying on the broad set of practice areas provided by other members of our firm. By maintaining a close attorney-client relationship with you from the acquisition stage and onward, our attorneys are well-positioned to provide prompt and cost-efficient legal counseling enabling your newly acquired company to grow and thrive.

If we can be of service, call our mergers and acquisitions team today at 501-954-8000, or submit an inquiry via our contact form.

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