Sophisticated Legal Advocacy For Your Business Merger Or Acquisition

Inspire Law Business Law Group, PC is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals while protecting your interests through the M&A process.

Let Us Use Our Experience For Your Merger And Acquisition Legal Needs

Combining the personal attention of a boutique firm with large law firm experience, we bring a sophisticated yet practical and cost-effective approach to your merge or acquisition. Attorney Edward Grenville represents both sellers and buyers in private and public companies through M&A transactions.

A transaction to sell or buy a business is one of the most significant transactions a company may face and one which is outside its normal business activities. During the transaction, management not only has to deal with the sale, but they also need to keep the regular business running without distraction.

The stakes for the company are high. The buyer may be more familiar with acquisitions and the final terms of the main agreements may have far-reaching effects long after the deal has closed.  For example:

  • How will the purchase price received by the seller be treated for tax purposes, at lower capital gains rates or higher ordinary income rates?
  • How do you structure payments where payment of part of the purchase price is dependent on future performance (an earn-out)?
  • What recourse will the buyers have against the seller after the closing, and is such liability capped?
  • If the sellers continue as employees of the buyer, what happens if the buyer is later sold (a change of control) or the employee is terminated?

We assist sellers in considering these and many other issues in the structuring, negotiating, and closing of the acquisition transaction.

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Understanding Your Business

We invest the time to understand your market segment, the competitive landscape, and the goals and challenges your business is facing. We enjoy working with your team and getting to know your business so that we can be an effective advocate.

Commitment To Excellence

Our commitment to excellence is exemplified by our ability to communicate effectively, to operate as a partner in your success, and to develop and execute the road map to meet your business goals in a cost-effective manner.

Experienced Business Lawyer

Attorney Edward Grenville, who is admitted to practice in California, has over 25 years’ experience representing public and private companies in business transactions and banks in lending transactions. He has been a partner in leading national and international law firms, and was formerly the head of the corporate practice for the West Coast of a global law firm. He has worked across many industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, technology, and transportation, and served as lead counsel in a broad range of investment, disposition, joint venture, m&a, and finance transactions, bringing broad experience and a practical, results-oriented approach.

He received his J.D. from the University of San Francisco (1990) and his B.A. and M.A. from Brasenose College, Oxford University (1985).

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