Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures

Gain an edge in complex transactions

Carmody represents buyers and sellers from all over the world --from entrepreneurial start-ups to large multinationals -- in a variety of public and private company mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and strategic joint ventures. Our integrated, hands-on team of lawyers has experience in virtually every form of M&A deal involving technology, service, manufacturing, energy, utility and other regulated businesses, as well as governmental entities and community-based, non-profit entities.

Dedicated to deal-making

Clients regularly call upon us for advice and counsel regarding a variety of business transactions and relationships, including the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and other forms of entities, as well as for ongoing advice regarding governance and operational issues.  Our work spans acquisitions and sales of businesses, from the initial business discussions, through participation in auctions, subsequent negotiations, preparation of transaction documents, filings under the Hart-Scott Rodino Act and closings. 

Experienced in public company transactions
We have substantial experience representing publicly-traded clients under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including preparation of offering material and registration statements, representation of underwriters in the negotiation and preparation of underwriting agreements, agreements among underwriters and other documentation. Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, we have represented issuers in connection with the preparation and filing of annual, quarterly and monthly reports and have advised issuers regarding public disclosure of information, representation of broker dealers in connection with registration and reporting requirements and various compliance issues.