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Mergers and Acquisitions

The business cycle takes owners and directors to a point where they will eventually intersect with M&A opportunities, one way or another. As one of America’s most innovative law firms, the Thompson Law Office has handled over $200 Million of business succession and M&A transactions.

We represent the full array of investors and business owners in these deals, including:

  • Acquiring companies and investors
  • Family office, private equity, venture capital and angel investors
  • Target and selling companies and owners
  • Boards and committees
  • Special purpose (SPVs) and other investment vehicles
  • Financial advisors
  • Investment bankers
  • Minority interest holders
  • Dissident shareholders and LLC members
  • Partnership interests

Our clients seek our assistance with every stage and aspect of a transaction, including due diligence, financing, regulatory issues, business valuation and operations related matters. We are nimble and flexible, with the experience to successfully close the and most complex purchase or sale anywhere in the world.

Transactional Strength

Our team has the ability to handle deals of all sizes; ranging from less than $1 million to more than $100 million, that encompass the major methods of buying and selling companies and assets, such as:

  • Asset purchases
  • Negotiated stock acquisitions
  • Cash transactions
  • ESOPS and management buyout transactions
  • Exchange offers
  • Restructuring
  • Divestitures
  • Spinoffs

Our M&A work involves companies and assets in a wide industry spectrum, including:

  • Alternative Energy
  • Biotech
  • Building Materials
  • Construction
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Beverage
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Liquidation
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Real estate and REITs
  • Retail
  • Software and technology

Emerging Businesses

Our firm has built its experience working with emerging enterprises through incubation, acceleration and maturation. We have represented companies from bootstrapping, friends and family raises, angel investors, Series A and B, with varying capitalization strategies and formulas for success. We stand beside our clients as they grow.

Through years of representing smaller companies, we have effectively digested a thorough understanding of company valuation, growth potential and internal needs, that equip us well for serving acquiring companies and investors as they seek out the opportunity to take a smaller successful company and move it to the next stage of success.

Deal-making Focus

Our firm’s work is devoted to the success of our clients that only occurs when attempted deals close and succeed. We are here to help you “make a deal”, to break down the barriers to its success, and to enable you to move forward as profitably as possible once the deal is done.