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Mergers and Acquisitions Law Firm Protects Rights and Provides Smooth Transitions

Riverside business law attorneys handle complexities and mitigate risks

Invictus Law, P.C. helps our clients in Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties proceed with public or private mergers or acquisitions successfully. We represent buyers, sellers and investors.

Combining with another business entity, or buying or selling a company requires meticulous attention to documentation, filings and process. At Invictus Law, P.C., our business law attorneys provide that. Backed by our legal experience, we can anticipate possible roadblocks, including noncompliance with state and federal laws, and take the necessary steps to avoid them.

A merger occurs when two companies combine

In a merger, two companies come together and combine their assets and liabilities. One of these companies becomes the “surviving” company. Shares of the second company then convert into shares of the surviving company. The surviving company could change its name and decide on a new business formation structure.

Any merger benefits from sound legal guidance. We conduct due diligence and ensure that no lawsuits are pending that could devastate your company. We review the financials and legal status of the company you wish to merge with.

An acquisition occurs when one company takes over another

In an acquisition, Company A takes over Company B. Company A achieves this through the purchase of shares of Company B, making Company B its subsidiary. Company A assumes Company B’s assets and liabilities. Shareholder approval is often required for a takeover. But an acquisition is also possible purely through the purchase of assets. In this scenario, Company A does not assume the liabilities of Company B. But other issues arise, including title changes of assets, such as real estate, financial holdings and intellectual property. Transitions can be cumbersome and lengthy. Among other things, we assist with the business dissolution of the acquired company.

Helping with all facets of mergers and acquisitions

Whether your business involves e-commerce or is a traditional brick-and-mortar enterprise, we can assist you in all areas of mergers and acquisitions, including:

  • Asset valuation
  • Drafting letters of intent
  • Negotiating the deal
  • Structuring transactions
  • Resolving shareholder conflicts
  • Applying federal and state securities laws where appropriate
  • Drafting and negotiating relevant agreements
  • Reorganizations, re-incorporations and restructuring
  • Business entity formation
  • Spin-offs and roll-ups

We can draft and negotiate contracts and agreements, including stock and asset purchase agreements. If litigation becomes necessary for your merger or acquisition, we apply our formidable business litigation skills to your case.

Our mergers and acquisitions attorneys at Invictus Law, P.C. can also help with the private placement of securities if you and your business meet the eligibility requirements.

Get sound legal advice for business mergers and acquisitions

Learn about your legal options from our experienced business law attorneys at Invictus Law, P.C. We serve all your business needs from our conveniently located offices in Santa Ana and Ontario, California. Call us at (949) 287-5711 or contact us online to set up a free initial consultation.

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