Our Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity team has significant experience in all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, succession planning, venture capital, and tax structuring and planning. Our attorneys understand that every transaction is unique, having advised clients in a wide variety of industries (including real estate, healthcare, medical clinical services, medical equipment, food, energy, venture capital, technology, e-commerce, education, telecommunications, transportation, construction, manufacturing, drug treatment, specialty engineering, professional services, retail, home-care, adult daycare, and senior living facility management) and on transactions ranging in size from relatively modest transactions for small private companies to complex matters involving hundreds of millions of dollars for large, multinational public corporations.

Whatever the size of your transaction, our goal is the same — to provide you the practical and legal resources you need to complete a successful transaction in the most cost-effective manner possible. We work seamlessly with other Gallagher attorneys and outside experts to provide our clients with expertise in all the disciplines necessary to get to the deal done. We assist you each step of the way, from the negotiation, structuring, due diligence and documentation of a deal, through the closing and post-transaction integration of acquired businesses. Our broad experience, technical expertise, and collaborative approach allow us to bring value to each transaction.

Our experience and services include:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity Investments and Transactions
  • Fund Work
  • Venture Capital
  • Tax Structuring and Planning
  • Joint Ventures
  • Restructuring
  • Minority Investments
  • Outside Tax Counsel to Transactional Law Firms


Recent Articles:

Gallagher Tax Alert – Final Regulations with respect to Carried Interests under Section 1061

Gallagher Tax Alert – Proposed Regulations on Carried Interest



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