Mergers & Acquisitions

HunterMaclean’s mergers and acquisitions practice group has represented clients in a wide range of industries over the years, including consumer products and services, e-commerce, manufacturing, technology, logistics, commercial real estate, and health care.

Overview

HunterMaclean’s mergers and acquisitions practice group has represented clients in a wide range of industries over the years, including consumer products and services, e-commerce, manufacturing, technology, logistics, commercial real estate, and health care.

HunterMaclean approaches all M&A deals with the understanding and belief that our lawyers create value through transaction structuring, risk limitation, and the ability to shepherd numerous practice disciplines on a cost-effective basis. We work closely with our clients to understand their particular risks, and we structure the deal accordingly and to achieve their business objectives.

Attorneys in this specialized practice area have significant hands-on experience in drafting and negotiating acquisitions and divestitures and are well-versed in both strategic and financial transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions, mergers, spinoffs, and restructurings.

HunterMaclean’s experienced practitioners provide expertise in all the legal areas necessary to handle an acquisition including labor, litigation, tax, securities, antitrust, intellectual property, and real estate. Although every merger and acquisition deal is unique, HunterMaclean helps clients meet their goals as efficiently and effectively as possible.

  • Represented a Fortune 500 company in the acquisition of two specialty starch businesses and related mills and manufacturing facilities.
  • Represented a South Carolina based software development company in the acquisition of all of the assets of a business engaged in the development and licensing of proprietary software used for analysis of data in the development of pharmaceutical drug molecules or products.
  • Represented a communications company in the acquisition of five radio stations and related assets, including broadcast towers, transmitter rooms, sales offices, and studios.
  • Represented a health care business in the acquisition of a division of a publicly traded company engaged in the manufacture of certain pharmaceutical products and the related intellectual property.
  • Represented a health care institution in its joint venture with another health care organization to own and operate a rehabilitation hospital in Savannah.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in the acquisition of all of the assets of a business engaged in the development of certain pharmaceutical products and the intellectual property related thereto.
  • Represented owner of Savannah-based industrial wholesaler in the sale of its business to a financial buyer.
  • Represented the owner of a health care facility in the sale of a 51% interest in the facility to a business engaged in medical education and research.
  • Represented a Southeast-based pest control service in the sale of its assets to a national pest control company.
  • Represented a software development company in the sale of a substantial minority interest in the company to a business engaged in the provision of health information technology solutions and services.
  • Represented a large ILEC and cable provider in the acquisition of a managed services company.
  • Represented the seller of a business engaged in wastewater treatment and technology.
  • Represented Savannah-based restaurant investment group in the acquisition of numerous restaurants and bars.
  • Represented a construction company in the acquisition of a business engaged in the construction industry.
  • Represented a growth-oriented Charlotte-based accounting firm in its acquisition efforts throughout the Southeast.
  • Represented a health care provider in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a publicly traded company, including, its technology, patents, patent applications and other know-how and intellectual property relating to pharmaceutical development and manufacturing.
  • Represented a Savannah-based dentist in the acquisition of an established practice.
  • Represented the minority owners of a timber company in connection with the spinoff of certain assets of the business in a tax-free exchange.
  • Represented a health care institution in the joint venture of a surgery center located in Savannah, Georgia.
  • Represented purchases of a Florida-based wholesale distributor of housewares and restaurant equipment.
  • Represented an acquisition group in the purchase of a food and gift business.

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