Criminal Law Firm Peterborough - Today's unprecedented numbers of mergers and acquisitions have changed the international economic landscape, and our firm plays a major role in this activity. We have been involved in many high profile mergers and acquisitions with clients involved with cross-border, international and domestic transactions of various complexity and size. Our lawyers give practical help and sensible recommendation in order to assist clients attain their business objectives. We advise sellers and buyers, financial advisors, lenders and target businesses in transactions involving the sale or purchase of shares or assets, going-private transactions, friendly and hostile take-overs, reorganizations and restructurings, divestitures to private and public businesses, plans and amalgamations of arrangement.
We have gained great knowledge in acting for clients both as legal and special counsel, working on high profile mergers, acquisitions and take-over bids. This has enabled us to be highly successful in assisting our clients attain their goals. For businesses, their boards or shareholders, we assist with proxy solicitation, contested shareholder meetings and the intervention or implementation with respect to poison pills. Our services to individual directors, boards of directors and committees of the board include offering strategic advice on various issues including applicable fiduciary duties and responsibilities and due diligence standards. Our lawyers offer representation to investment bankers, lenders and shareholders involved in take-over contests.
Companies have been increasingly subject to scrutiny and regulatory review in the economic climate today. We can assist those companies through their tough economic times and can represent clients wanting approval from the Canadian Competition Bureau. Our clients wanting approval for mergers are located in the consumer foods, information technology, financial and resource and communications sectors. We advise about such issues as efficiency analysis and the competitive effect of mergers. We can help clients opposing mergers obtain remedies from the Competition Bureau. Our international experience includes participation in merger review and compliance with regulatory bodies within Japan, Europe and the United States. Our lawyers help clients with acquisition financing through mezzanine, senior, and subordinated debt issues.
Our lawyers draw on the expertise of experts within other fields of our firm in problems involving tax, real estate, intellectual property, the environment, pension and competition law. Our integrated team of lawyers provides professional assistance with all the requirements of major commercial transactions.
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