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Mergers & Acquisitions

Buckingham’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice group regularly advises private companies, closely-held businesses, family offices, and private equity firms and their portfolio companies by executing strategic transaction solutions that enables them to leverage growth opportunities and achieve their business objectives. Our team has experience representing our clients in multiple roles, whether as a buyer, seller, lender, or intermediary, across multiple industries, including: manufacturing, technology, transportation and logistics, aerospace, food, construction, health care, oil and gas, and services industries.   Our transaction attorneys have deep experience in guiding companies through competitive auction processes, carve-out transactions, negotiated transactions, and other complex business and financing transactions. We are skilled in recommending strategies, negotiating purchase agreements, advising on financing and deal structures, reviewing and negotiating representations and warranty insurance, and managing due diligence to minimize deal risk.   Further, our transaction team is multidisciplinary. We engage members of the Firm’s key practice areas – business, tax, finance, employment, real estate, and intellectual property, among others, to advise our clients on the complex issues involved in mergers and acquisitions. From smaller deals to those in excess of $300 million, our transaction teams have the experience to anticipate critical issues to enable our clients to get their deals closed on time.     REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS:
  • Represented a leading national transportation company in multiple U.S. and cross-border stock transactions for purchase prices ranging between $10 million to over $225 million.
  • Represented a manufacturing company in merger with portfolio company of global alternative asset manager for ~$140 million.
  • Represented a national manufacturing company in connection with their syndicated credit facility in excess of ~$300 million.
  • Represented closely-held manufacturing company in connection with competitive auction process and sale to private equity firm for ~$35 million.
  • Represented a leading national transportation company in a carve-out acquisition from a publicly-traded company for in excess of $55 million.
  • Represented a leading national transportation company in a carve-out acquisition from a publicly-traded company for in excess of ~$18 million.
  • Represented a leading national transportation company in reverse subsidiary merger for ~$37 million.
  • Represented a national manufacturing company in asset acquisition of new plant for ~$12 million.
  • Represented a critical access hospital in connection with their acquisition and membership substitution by a leading regional health system.
  • Represented a community hospital in connection with their affiliation with a national health system.
  • Represented a veterinary hospital in sale for ~$16 million to private equity firm, with simultaneous rollover investment.
  • Represented a services company in a carve-out sale of its residential heating oil and commercial fuels business division in a competitive auction process.
  • Represented leading convenience store and gasoline chain business in multiple acquisitions of convenience store and gasoline chains, national QSR franchises, and commercial real estate for continued expansion.
  • Represented food manufacturing company in acquisition of new business line for ~$15 million.
  • Represented a manufacturer in sale of business to strategic buyer for ~$10 million.
  • Represented a storage and distribution services company in sale of assets to strategic buyer for ~$15 million in competitive auction process.
  • Represented a manufacturing company in asset sale to private equity firm for ~$9 million.
  • Represented a closely-held manufacturing company in strategic merger with competitor.

Areas of Practice

  • • Business
  • • Negotiating and Preparing Contracts
  • • Preparing for the Purchase or Sale of a Business
  • • Structuring and Implementing Acquisitions, Dispositions, Mergers and Reorganizations

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