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Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Offers a deep bench of experienced transactional practitioners who attract praise for their acute judgment and client care. Areas of noted strength include M&A, public and private stock offerings, Chapter 11 bankruptcies and corporate governance matters.Also has a strong technology sector client base.

Strengths

One source comments: "The Wyatt team is very knowledgeable, professional and thorough."

Work highlights

Represented Citizens Bank in its merger with The Cecilian Bank.

Notable practitioners

Cynthia Young enjoys a stellar reputation for her market-leading expertise in corporate matters, including acquisitions and capital raising transactions. She offers notable experience acting for clients in the financial services sector.
"Cynthia Young is very capable."

Franklin Jelsma advises public and private sector clients on corporate matters. He represents clients in M&A and venture capital transactions while also assisting with corporate governance issues.
"An outstanding attorney."

Mark Farmer is noted for his broad corporate practice, which covers M&A, investment transactions and contract negotiations. He has experience representing clients from the healthcare, technology and energy sectors.

Robert Heath advises clients on a broad range of issues, including securities matters, acquisitions and corporate finance. His transactional practice is complemented with additional experience in regulatory trade and antitrust matters.

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Overview

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

Wyatt represents organizations and individuals in all types of business matters. We counsel clients over the entire life of the business organization - from assisting the client in selecting the form of organization and organizing the business; to raising capital and financing growth; to engaging in acquisition, sale and exit transactions. Alongside our bankruptcy/creditor's rights team, we also provide counseling for clients on restructuring, workouts and bankruptcy.

Clients include a wide range of established companies and start-ups.  We also represent clients in connection with employment agreements, shareholder and buy-sell agreements and other contracts, change of control issues and succession planning. We advise boards of directors and executive management on matters such as corporate governance, including board and committee make-up, decision-making processes and strategic planning. 

Mergers and acquisitions represent a significant part of our business practice. Our M&A team represents buyers and sellers, and management and investors, in all types and sizes of transactions, including mergers, stock sales, tender offers, sales of assets, spin-offs, roll-ups, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, joint ventures and partnerships.

Industries

Distilled Spirits

Financial Institutions

Healthcare Providers

Mineral and Energy

Corporate/M&A

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

firm
Location

400 West Market Street

Suite 2000

Louisville

Kentucky

USA

KY 40202

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Kentucky

Corporate/M&A


Cynthia W Young
Band 1
Franklin Jelsma
Band 2
Mark J Farmer
Band 3
Robert A Heath
Band 2