Mergers & Acquisitions

Foley’s Transactional & Securities attorneys help you achieve your short-term and long-term growth objectives through efficient and effective M&A transactions.
The purchase or sale of your business is one of the most significant transactions that occur in the life cycle of your company and Foley has one of the most active M&A practices in the country. We have represented U.S. and international public and private companies, investment banks, private equity and venture capital funds, special board committees, and lenders in nearly every form of M&A transaction — from small, product-line acquisitions to complex, multibillion-dollar mergers.
Clients rely on us for their M&A needs because we understand the deal involves much more than just the business transaction itself. While we have vast experience in creating, negotiating, and consummating M&A transactions of all kinds, it is our careful and comprehensive early planning that sets us apart. We approach each M&A transaction by thoroughly examining how it affects your business in different areas, including environmental, employee benefits, tax, intellectual property, antitrust, and regulatory concerns. By anticipating and addressing these issues early on, we help maximize value when selling and minimize risks when buying.

Our M&A experience includes the transaction types listed below.

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