Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

Services Provided

Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

Our team has guided clients through a variety of M&A transactions of all sizes and complexities across all sectors of the economy. Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC is a trusted advisor and partner in helping each client structure the right kind of transaction with optimal terms that support the company’s specific strategic business goals. Our cross-discipline approach includes banking and finance, taxation, financial disclosures, regulatory or antitrust reviews, employment agreements, intellectual property, real estate and other transaction-related services.

Stock and Equity Purchases and Sales

We advise companies, individuals and investors on the full spectrum of nuances and complexities when purchasing or selling stock and equity. Our holistic approach includes counseling on necessary regulatory or financial disclosures, tax implications for both the company and individuals and other deal-related needs.

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

Companies pursuing joint ventures and strategic alliances need knowledgeable, experienced counsel to structure the most favorable terms and conditions that meet their business needs while also protecting their long-term interests and independence. Our team has deep expertise in negotiating strategic alliances, joint ventures and a variety of other partnerships.

Spin-offs and Split-ups

Selling off a portion of a company requires careful planning, negotiating and execution, and our team offers complete legal services on the transaction and related matters such as the transfer of employees, intellectual property, assets and pro forma financials.

Leveraged Buyouts

We work with management teams, private equity funds and other strategic acquirers to negotiate leveraged buyouts and asset buyouts in transactions involving equity, debt or a combination of both. We represent the buy-side and sell-side on transactions of all sizes and bring expertise and wisdom to highly complex negotiations involving numerous parties.

Knowledge and Experience

Our firm has handled countless transactions for clients large and small across all industries and sectors. Our full-service approach includes counsel on related legal needs, such as employment agreements, change-in-control, tax, intellectual property, real estate, asset transfers and more.

Our M&A attorneys often collaborate with colleagues in adjacent practice groups such as:

Representative Recent Transactions

If you have questions regarding our mergers and acquisitions practice, please email or call us in Cedar Rapids at (319) 366-7641 or in Coralville at (319) 354-1019.