M & A and Divestitures

Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures

James Edward assists clients with buy-side or sell-side M&A transactions for private or public companies. In this capacity, we advise clients on M&A issues, ensure that M&A transactions are well-structured and expertly negotiated. Throughout the transaction, we keep clients briefed on the myriad of complex business and integration issues that may affect the transaction.

Buy Side

James Edward assists clients with buy-side or sell-side M&A transactions for private or public companies. In this capacity, we advise clients on M&A issues, ensure that M&A transactions are well-structured and expertly negotiated. Throughout the transaction, we keep clients briefed on the myriad of complex business and integration issues that may affect the transaction.

Sell Side

Increasingly, companies are looking to M&A strategies as a good way to provide Investor liquidity. James Edward advises companies on the sell-side M&A process.
Throughout the process, James Edward pays particular attention to the impact of taxes on your sale. We are experienced in all facets of M&A transactions including mergers, a share sale, an asset sale, or a reorganization and re-capitalization of your company. James Edward represents Vendors in a variety of capacities ranging from a comprehensive exclusive engagement to special assignments in which we are retained to structure and negotiate a specific transaction.

Regardless of size, we have one focus in all our engagements – our client.

We assist in:

  • Setting the seller’s strategy, in marketing their company
  • Targeting and managing introductions with potential buyers and merger partners
  • Guiding the company through the proposal, bidding and due diligence processes
  • Negotiating a successful close of the transaction