Mergers and Acquisitions

  • With more than 120 attorneys on our Mergers and Acquisitions Team, we provide responsive and comprehensive legal services to public and private companies in their merger and acquisition transactions.
  • Holland & Knight applies its resources and extensive experience to the full range of transactions your business may encounter, handling transactions of varying sizes involving small, middle-market and large businesses.
  • Our team counsels clients on issues including transaction structuring and negotiation, methodical due diligence, careful documentation, and thorough attention to SEC matters, securities filings and corporate governance issues.
  • Our industry immersion and many established relationships throughout the investment banking and financing communities further enhance the support you gain when partnering with our Mergers and Acquisitions Team.

Leveraging Teamwork and Resources to Support Your M&A Transactions

Whether you are a purchaser or seller in a domestic or international transaction, you’ll require the broad-based know-how and efficient representation of a diverse legal team.

The attorneys in our Mergers and Acquisitions Team work in concert with dedicated lawyers in antitrust, intellectual property, labor and employment, employee benefits, securities, environmental, tax, real estate and other related practices to provide an integrated and cost-effective response to the needs of your business in this area.

Practical, Precise Management in the Full Range of Transactions

Our resources and experience are applied to the full range of transactions your business may encounter. We have handled transactions of varying size, including some that have exceeded $5 billion. Deals have included negotiated and unsolicited transactions, mergers, stock and asset purchases and sales, tender offers and leveraged buy-outs, “going private” transactions, spin-offs, consolidations and roll-ups, management buy-outs, joint ventures and corporate recapitalizations, reorganizations and restructurings.

Providing the Critical Support Required for Successful Outcomes

From methodical due diligence, careful documentation and thorough attention to SEC matters, securities filings and corporate governance issues, to electing a structure through artful negotiation, our team lends exemplary support and comprehensive counsel. 

Industry Orientation Bolsters Effective Representation

Representing numerous clients in the government contracts, technology, telecommunications, healthcare, energy, financial services, maritime, professional services and other sectors, our industry immersion further enhances the support you gain when partnering with our team.