Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Adept in a range of transactional matters and able to draw on the firm's global reach in providing multijurisdictional support. Frequently retained by clients for M&A deals as well as hostile takeovers, proxy contests and restructuring transactions. Client base includes pharmaceutical and oil and gas companies, as well as private equity firms. Adept at handling national and international deals.

Strengths One client appreciated that the group offers a "good quality work product and understanding of our culture, and what we want to accomplish."

Work highlights Represented Offen Petroleum in its acquisition of Overland Petroleum's business, a transaction that included the reorganization of business assets and mezzanine financing.

Notable practitioners

Charles Maguire has considerable M&A experience in the telecommunications, technology and entertainment industries. His corporate expertise also includes advising on public offerings.

Mark Weakley offers expertise in M&A and experience in asset management sales and venture capital work.

Sean Odendahl impresses thanks to his considerable transactional expertise. He is viewed as an "extremely commercial" practitioner who "knows the nuances" of the market.