Mergers & Acquisitions

Acquisition by National Private Equity Fund of Largest IBM Value-Added Reseller in the United States

Representation of the largest IBM value-added reseller in the United States and its majority shareholders in the sale of the company through a recapitalization transaction with a national private equity fund. Counseled the client on structuring, tax, employment, employee benefits, intellectual property and other issues leading to the closing of the transaction.

Sale of Nation’s Third Largest Optical Retailer

Served as company counsel for nation’s third largest optical retailer in connection with the sale of the company by an international joint venture (a west coast private equity fund and a conglomerate based in the Republic of China) to a Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurance company.

Acquisition by an International Telecommunications Company of a Company with Remote Monitoring Technology

Representation of a large publicly-traded international telecommunications company in its acquisition, through an exchange offer, of the stock of a privately held company with the technology to enable homeowners to monitor security, energy consumption and digital media across devices via a standard web interface.

Sale of Start-Up Medical Device Company to Publicly-Traded Company

Served as company counsel to a start-up medical device company from formation, venture financings, and sale (through a merger) to a publicly-traded, medical device company in exchange for cash and stock, including an earn-out.

Acquisition of Value-Added Resellers in the United States

Representation of the largest IBM value-added reseller in its acquisition of multiple companies operating as value-added resellers in multiple states across the United States. Assisted the client in resolving numerous structural, compensation, noncompetition and other issues. These acquisitions permitted the client to expand its business and enhance its position as the largest IBM value-added reseller in the United States.

Acquisitions by National Optical Retailer of Optical Retail Chains

Representation of nation’s third largest optical retailer stores in acquiring multiple regional optical retail chains throughout the United States through a series of mergers and acquisitions. In connection with these acquisitions, we assisted the client in structuring the transactions to address a myriad of state optometric and optical regulations.

Acquisition of Software Provider for Radio, Internet and Television Stations

Representation of a large publicly-traded international multi-media company in its acquisition of a privately held provider of scheduling and broadcast software for radio, internet and television stations.

Acquisition of Market Research and Analysis and Advertising Company

We facilitated the acquisition of a private market research, analysis and advertising company, by one of the leading publicly-traded market research and advertising companies.

Acquisition of Direct Mail Provider

Representation of an acquirer in its acquisition of a targeted mail supplier which further increased its direct mail circulation in the State of Florida.

Acquisition of Email Marketing Company

Representation of an acquirer in the acquisition of an email marketing and advertising company which enhanced our client’s direct marketing operations and capabilities.

Stock and Asset Acquisitions for Security Company

Representation of a U.S. subsidiary of a London-based publicly-traded company in various stock and asset acquisitions to further consolidate the electronic security monitoring business.

Acquisition of Limited Partnership Interests for Commercial Real Estate

Representation of a family owned closely held company, in the negotiation and acquisition of interests in multiple limited partnerships owning fully leased commercial real estate in Bexar County.

Representation of Management in Sale of Stock in Manufacturing Company

Representation of senior management and minority shareholders of a privately owned steel tank manufacturer in the sale of the company’s stock to a publicly-traded company.  Advised our clients on deferred compensation and tax issues associated with the sale of their interests.

Wireless Communications Infrastructure Company

Representation of a wireless systems software company a network-processor startup in its merger with a publicly-traded networking company.

Integrated Circuit Company Developing Network Processor Chips

Representation of a network-processor startup in its merger with a publicly-traded networking company in a spin-out spin-in transaction.

Wireless Assets

Representation of a publicly-traded wireless carrier in its acquisition of wireless assets.

Food Manufacturing Company

Representation of an acquirer in its acquisition of the assets of a food manufacturing company.

Frozen Drink Company

Representation of an acquirer in its acquisition of the assets of a frozen drink company.