Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions
Our joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions group has extensive experience with all types of investment, sale, merger, divestiture or asset, debt or equity transactions.We work closely with our tax attorneys at the outset of each transaction to ensure that the transaction is structured in the most tax-efficient manner for our clients. Our attorneys are veterans of both sides of the negotiating table. As a result, we have accumulated invaluable experience and insights, becoming, in essence, our own best "adversary." Drawing on these skills, our attorneys help keep our clients one step ahead of the other side in negotiations.
Our experience includes: leveraged buyouts, venture capital financing, equity and asset sales and transfers, and structuring, negotiating and consummating acquisition, sale and change of control transactions, both friendly and hostile.
The attorneys in the joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions group also have significant experience in cross-border transactions representing both U.S. clients abroad and foreign clients in the U.S., including, representing:
- clients in connection with the formation of a multi-jurisdictional joint venture arrangement for innovative technologies related to the processing of diamonds and the subsequent purchase of the partner's interest in such venture
- U.S. investors in the purchase of shares from and a loan to an Israeli company specializing in medical and cancer detection technologies
- foreign client with respect to its joint venture investment in multiple U.S. real estate portfolios
- clients in connection with joint ventures with women and minority-owned empowerment businesses located in South Africa