FTC Issues Guidance on Antitrust Merger Review

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As mentioned in a prior post, if the transaction value for an M&A deal equals or exceeds $76.3 million (as of the date of this post; the threshold is adjusted annually), an HSR filing may be required with the Premerger Notification Office of the Federal Trade Commission, and the parties must wait 30 days to…

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What are the main features of public company M&A?

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A few years ago, I gave a training webinar on public company M&A with my close friend Roger W. Bivans, a Partner with Baker & McKenzie in Dallas. This offers a fairly comprehensive treatment of the subject. However, it hasn’t been updated to reflect any changes in the law since its original publication date so be careful…

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Private M&A Transaction Process

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In this first part of a two-part series on the subject, I will discuss the typical private M&A transaction process. (Private M&A refers to a transaction where the shares of the target company are not traded on a securities exchange.) In the second part, I will discuss the timeline for a typical negotiated public M&A deal. Step…

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