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Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer in Renton, Washington
 

At Duncan Law PLLC, we provide comprehensive legal support for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions. Our experienced team guides businesses through the complex process of buying, selling, or combining companies, ensuring compliance with Washington State and federal laws while protecting our clients' interests.
 

Our M&A Services
 

Transaction Planning and Structuring

  • Advising on optimal deal structures (asset purchase, stock purchase, merger)

  • Tax planning and structuring advice

  • Regulatory compliance analysis
     

Due Diligence

  • Comprehensive review of target company's financial, legal, and operational status

  • Identification of potential risks and liabilities

  • Evaluation of contracts, intellectual property, and employment matters
     

Negotiation and Documentation

  • Drafting and negotiating letters of intent

  • Preparing and reviewing purchase agreements

  • Developing ancillary agreements (non-compete, employment contracts)
     

Regulatory Compliance

  • Antitrust analysis and filings

  • Securities law compliance

  • Industry-specific regulatory approvals
     

Closing and Post-Closing

  • Managing the closing process

  • Addressing post-closing adjustments and integration issues

  • Resolving disputes arising from the transaction


Why Choose Duncan Law PLLC for M&A Transactions?
 

  1. Expertise in Washington State and Federal Law: We ensure your transaction complies with all relevant regulations.

  2. Strategic Approach: We align legal strategies with your business objectives.

  3. Comprehensive Due Diligence: Our thorough process helps mitigate risks and identify opportunities.

  4. Skilled Negotiation: We advocate for your interests throughout the deal-making process.

  5. Efficient Project Management: We coordinate all aspects of the transaction to keep it on track.
     

Our M&A Process
 

  1. Initial Consultation: We discuss your M&A goals and assess the proposed transaction.

  2. Transaction Structuring: We advise on the optimal structure for your deal.

  3. Due Diligence: We conduct a comprehensive review of the target company.

  4. Negotiation: We represent your interests in all deal negotiations.

  5. Documentation: We draft and review all necessary legal documents.

  6. Closing: We manage the closing process and ensure all conditions are met.

  7. Post-Closing Support: We assist with integration and any post-closing issues.


Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How long does a typical M&A transaction take?

A: Timeframes vary widely, but most transactions take 3-6 months from initial agreement to closing.


Q: What's the difference between a merger and an acquisition?

A: In a merger, two companies combine to form a new entity. In an acquisition, one company purchases another and maintains its identity.


Q: How do you determine the value of a company in an M&A deal?

A: Valuation involves various methods, including financial analysis, market comparables, and asset valuation. We work with financial experts to ensure accurate valuations.


Q: Can you handle cross-border M&A transactions?

A: Yes, we have experience with international M&A and can coordinate with foreign counsel as needed.
 

Contact Us for M&A Services


Whether you're considering selling your business, looking to acquire another company, or planning a merger, Duncan Law PLLC is here to guide you through the process. Contact us today to discuss your M&A needs.
 

Phone: 206-237-7714
 

Let our experienced team help you navigate the complexities of mergers and acquisitions. We're committed to ensuring your transaction is structured effectively, complies with all relevant laws, and achieves your business objectives.

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