Mergers & Acquisition

Practice Areas

Mergers & Acquisition

Preliminary Negotiations and Due Diligence

Growth, divestitures, succession planning, reorganizations, new product development, market expansion, and bids from competitors are all examples of events that can create competing interests within and outside a business. Conroy Baran advises clients on possible courses to transition a company through these phases and takes an even-handed approach to balance their interests with the legal and strategic effects of each option. Mergers and acquisition can quickly become capital intensive, so proper planning is crucial before taking the next step in order to secure a quick and efficient transition. We work extensively with buyers, sellers, lenders, and managers to investigate and review target data leading up to the transaction.

We help you clarify and refine your objectives for growth and transition, while promoting a deal structure that fits with your needs.

Transaction Structure

Conroy Baran has represented numerous clients regarding the proper vehicle and structure for mergers and acquisition. The firm’s advisory services include advising on the economic and value-related consequences of each transaction, negotiating closing terms, conducting due diligence (both internal and evaluative), drafting transaction documents, assessing risk and regulatory compliance, securing third party approvals, structuring financing, structuring and advising on post-closing obligations including transition and integration services, and providing guidance through each step of the transition in a manner that gets the deal done. The firm has represented buyers, sellers, lenders, investors, and others in a number of capacities and across a host of industries, serving both as lead and local counsel.

Transactions include: (i) purchases and sales of stock; (ii) purchases and sales of assets; (iii) stock mergers; (iv) takeover defenses, including shareholder rights plans; (v) leveraged buyouts; (vi) management buyouts; (vii) spin-offs; (viii) roll-ups and consolidations; (ix) reorganizations; (x) restructurings; (xi) recapitalizations; and (xii) strategic alliances.

Each deal is unique to your business and transaction. We will work tireless as your partner to close with your goals in mind, while protecting your interests.


Conroy Baran advises clients on the tax and economic benefits of various acquisitive and internal reorganizations.

To learn more please contact our Mergers & Acquisition practice leader, Kyle Conroy.