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The Real Deal: M&A Tools that Work the Way You Do

The LexisNexis M&A Practice Center is the latest in a line of targeted workflow solutions that integrate technology and content to serve the needs of attorneys. This practice center serves the specific needs of M&A attorneys throughout the life...

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Just starting out in the Mergers & Acquisitions field? A basic knowledge of the terms of art is key to impressing your client or managing partner with your ability to handle Mergers & Acquisitions matters competently. Read on for a primer!

M&A Due Diligence: Little Things Mean a Lot

With an endless list of due diligence items to consider, companies sometimes overlook a critical factor that could make or break the deal. It can be as mundane as the target's computer operating systems or the big-picture idea behind the merger. Thinking...

Using ESOPs as an Acquisition Tool

The current press coverage of Sam Zell's proposal to acquire The Tribune Companies indicates that he plans to use a leveraged employee stock ownership plan ("ESOP") to do the deal. While we don't yet know the specific details of the...

Best Practices: Negotiating and Managing Complex Commercial Transactions Confidentiality and M&A

Confidentiality issues need to be addressed when conducting mergers and acquisitions with competitors or customers and suppliers. Read the full article on martindale.com ®.

Things to Consider When Selling Your Business or Buying Another: A Guide to the Merger and Acquisition Process

Buying or selling a business can be an exhilarating, yet bewildering and all-consuming endeavor. You have spent countless hours building your business and now can consider this significant change. Yet, the demands of your business will continue throughout...