Vinson & Elkins LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

New York
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Vinson & Elkins’ preeminent Mergers & Acquisitions practice leverages the firm’s global presence with a deep, talented bench of attorneys. Clients such as public and private companies, private equity and other financial sponsors, boards of directors and special committees, and financial advisors ask V&E to execute their most complex and high profile transactions. By leveraging the full capabilities of V&E’s offices worldwide, the M&A lawyers efficiently handle even the most complex, cross-jurisdictional deals. V&E has extensive experience representing public and private sellers, purchasers and targets in executing complex acquisitions and financings of private and public companies, joint ventures, carve-out transactions, going private transactions, spin-off transactions, control and minority investments and other strategic business combinations.

V&E’s M&A practice has extensive experience with both friendly and hostile M&A transactions involving public companies. Our team of seasoned and responsive M&A attorneys, with the support of world-class subject matter experts, is able to negotiate and complete transactions at the rapid pace that public company deals necessitate while also providing practical advice regarding reporting obligations to corporate governance issues arising in the context of strategic transactions, change-in-control events, and shareholder activism.

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