Mergers and Acquisitions

Expertise in Mergers and Acquisitions

Our law practice provides advice concerning the formation of new businesses, debt and equity investments in new and existing ventures, and the purchase and sale of existing enterprises. We provide assistance in sophisticated multi-party transactions involving development and negotiation of complex institutional and multi-level investments and financings, from the inception to the completion of major transactions.

Here is just an example of some of our law experience in Mergers and Acquisitions:

First Colorado Bancorp, Inc. into Commercial Federal Corporation – $533 million
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (New York)
First Coastal Bankshares, Inc. into Centura Banks, Inc. – $117 million
Alston & Bird LLP (Washington, DC)
Lakeview Financial Corp. into Dime Bancorp, Inc. – $110 million
Sullivan & Cromwell (New York)
Pulse Bancorp, Inc. into First Source Bancorp, Inc. – $107 million
Patton Boggs LLP (Washington, DC)
Wayne Bancorp, Inc. into Valley National Bancorp – $79 million
Patton Boggs LLP (Washington D.C.)
1st Bergen Bancorp into Kearny Federal Savings Bank – $67 million
McCarter & English, LLP (Newark)

Representative Limited Partnership Transactions

Restructured Roll-up Transaction of Local Exchange Carriers – $15 million
Wilkie Farr & Gallagher (New York)
Bridge Loan to and Subsequent Restructure of Credit Facilities – $4.5 million
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (Los Angeles)
Purchase of Series A Preferred Stock – $1.5 million
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Palo Alto)
Subordination Debt with Attached Warrants – $1.5 million
Jackson Walker L.L.P. (Dallas)
Multi-Creditor Line of Credit with Attached Warrants – $1.1 million
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP (Washington, DC)

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