Practice Area

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures constitute an important area of concentration for a select group of attorneys at MPS Law. Our clients range from community banks and small manufacturers to industrial service providers with facilities across North America. We advise them on all aspects of these transactions, including the purchase and sale of stock and assets of privately-held companies; our attorneys have experience providing assistance at every stage, from identifying opportunities for acquisition through the negotiation and drafting of definitive documents and closing. We have provided guidance for our clients in all aspects of these transactions, including:

  • Choosing the most advantageous structure
  • Reviewing due diligence materials
  • Negotiating letters of intent
  • Preparing stock purchase agreements and asset purchase agreements
  • Procuring financing for the transaction
  • Addressing regulatory issues
  • Preparing non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • Protecting confidential information
  • Negotiating employment and consulting arrangements
  • Providing for the seamless transition of the business from one owner to another

Related Professionals

Stephen E. Goodman


William J. Grinde


Raymond J. Horn III


Thomas R. Palmer


John F. Purtill

Of Counsel

Mark R. Raymond


Roger T. Stelle


Reuben C. Warshawsky


Andrew Chamberlain


Kevin J. Flavin


Aleksandra Rajska


Richard Demarest Yant



Chicago Office

T: 312-987-9900
F: 312-987-9854

Suburban Office

T: 847-330-2400
F: 847-330-1231

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“It’s a highly specialized field and we’re really good at it. We provide guidance through all aspects of these transactions for all kinds of clients – community banks, health insurance corporations, private equity funds, you name it.”