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Ballard Spahr LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Strong reputation for its expertise in major transactional work, with experience in debt and equity offerings, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as advising on corporate governance and regulatory compliance. Offers notable strength on REIT deals and corporate matters arising from the life sciences industry. Well placed to assist early-stage businesses and venture capital investors, particularly in relation to the technology sector.

Work highlights

Advised Healthpeak on its $600 million public offering of senior notes.

Notable practitioners

Charles Moran has vast experience in corporate law and acts on a range of complex transactions for REITs as well as both public and private companies.
"He is a library of knowledge of our company and that is comforting when you need a quick answer. He knows Maryland law inside out.""He is always available and he has enormous range of expertise."

Douglas Fox represents companies at all stages of development, in sectors such as technology, life sciences and financial services, in a wide range of corporate and securities transactions.
"Working with him has been great. His suggestions have been very valuable."

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Overview

•    We represent clients in all aspects of general corporate and securities law, including formation and capitalization matters, equity and debt financings, and mergers and acquisitions.
•    We counsel clients on day-to-day matters related to business operations, corporate planning and governance matters, public and private financings (both debt and equity), federal and state securities law matters, mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions. This work regularly includes advising clients on board responsibilities, change in control and proxy contests, and shareholder litigation and takeover defenses.
•    These clients are national, international, local, and publicly and privately held.
•    Clients include life sciences and technology companies working in drug discovery, research tools, and other areas; industrial and other businesses (including mining and stone products, and food service); REITs; closed- and open-end mutual funds; health care providers and facilities, including owners and operators of long-term care facilities; institutional lenders; and emerging companies.
•    We have represented our REIT, mutual fund, and other Maryland corporation law clients in hundreds of equity and debt offerings and financing transactions and dozens of merger and acquisition transactions.
•    Our lawyers represent businesses, individuals, and institutions in the biotechnology industry and have counselled preeminent research institutions on licensing and technology transfer matters.

Members

Bashore II, J. Thomas

Fox, Douglas M

Moran, Charles R

Corporate/M&A

Ballard Spahr LLP

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Location

300 East Lombard Street

18th Floor

Baltimore

Maryland

USA

MD 21202-3268

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Corporate/M&A


Charles R Moran
Band 2
Douglas M Fox
Band 3