Our M&A attorneys help clients navigate and negotiate through the layers of complex agreements and decisions that accompany any deal.

Our team has the experience and depth of knowledge necessary to help our clients efficiently and effectively close M&A transactions, regardless of complexity, size, or industry. Our M&A lawyers work collaboratively as part of an integrated team of attorneys from multiple disciplines to anticipate and address the demands of high-intensity transactions. Our experience covers:

  • Strategic Acquisitions and Dispositions 
  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Auction Processes
  • Roll-up Transactions
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Financing and Restructuring
  • ESOP Transactions


Our clients include companies at all stages of development – from start-up to public companies – in industries as diverse as software and technology, financial services, mining, oil and gas, renewable energies, professional services, health care, telecom, consumer products, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, retail, food and beverage, building materials, construction, and aerospace.

Mergers and Acquisitions Client Results

Representative Matters
  • Represented Aggregate Industries Management, Inc. and its subsidiaries in their sales of certain ready-mix and aggregates assets in Indiana, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Nevada.

  • Represented Air Methods Corporation in its acquisition of Tri-State Care Flight for approximately $223 million.

  • Represented an executive in the acquisition of All Business Machines, Inc., dba AttainIt, a veteran-owned government contractor, who transformed the business and was awarded the first Economically-Disadvantaged, Women-Owned Small Business sole-source contract in the U.S.

  • Represented Colas and its subsidiaries in their sales of a liquid asphalt terminal and an emulsion plant in Wyoming; an asphalt manufacturing and storage plant in Tennessee; and aggregates, asphalt, and paving assets in Michigan and North Carolina.

  • Represented Colas and its subsidiaries in their acquisitions of aggregates and ready-mix assets in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska.

  • Represented WPX Energy, Inc. in the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, WPX Energy Rocky Mountain, LLC, to Terra Energy Partners LLC for $910 million in cash, subject to customary industry purchase price adjustments.

  • Represented Mark Avery and MarketPay Associates, LLC in its sale to PayScale, Inc., a Warburg Pincus portfolio company and the leader in modern compensation software solutions.  

  • Represented Medical Simulation Corporation in its 2016 sale of convertible subordinated promissory notes.

  • Represented Scott’s Liquid Gold-Inc. (“SLGD”) closed the acquisition of the Prell®, Denorex® and Zincon® brands from Ultimark Products, Inc. for a purchase price of approximately $9.1 million, subject to adjustment.  

  • Advised SM Energy Company in connection with its financing of an acquisition of assets in the Permian Basin, Texas for $980 million.  The financing included both a public equity offering and a public convertible notes offering with a capped call feature.

  • Advised American Midstream in connection with the creation of an At the Market offering of $100 million.

  • Represented Coolerado Corporation in the sale of substantially all of its assets, including its patent portfolio, to a subsidiary of Seeley International.

  • Represented Deer Valley Resort in its acquisition of Solitude Mountain Resort.

  • Represented Extra Space Storage Inc. in its acquisition of SmartStop Self Storage, Inc. for approximately $1.4 billion.

  • Represented Global Leveraged Capital in the acquisition of VKGS LLC, dba Video King®, and its affiliated entities.

  • Represented Holcim (US) Inc. in its disposition of slag cement facilities in New Jersey and Illinois; cement terminals in Michigan, New York, Minnesota, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, and Massachusetts; and a cement plant in Montana.

  • Represented Main Street Power Company, Inc. in its merger with a wholly owned subsidiary of AES US Distributed Solar Holdings, LLC.

  • Represented Accuvant in its merger with FishNet Security, now known as Optiv Security, resulting in the creation of a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions.

  • Represented Sierra Nevada Corporation in its acquisition of a UK- and Germany-based aircraft company, 328 Support Services GmbH and in its acquisition of Kutta Technologies, Inc.

  • Represented Spring Communications Holding, Inc., in its acquisition of certain assets of several entities over the course of 2015.

  • Represented UMB Financial Corporation in its merger with Marquette Financial Companies, a Minnesota corporation, for approximately $179 million.

  • Represented Westmoreland Coal Company in its acquisition of Buckingham Coal Company, LLC, an Ohio limited liability company, for a total cash purchase price of approximately $34 million and in its acquisition of the San Juan Mine in Farmington, New Mexico for a purchase price of approximately $127 million.

  • Represented GameStop, Inc. and its subsidiaries in dozens of strategic acquisitions across the country.

  • Represented StorageCraft Technology Corporation in its recapitalization with TA Associates and in subsequent acquisitions of strategic targets.

Mergers and Acquisitions News

Mergers and Acquisitions Publications

Chambers USA: Corporate/ M&A; Corporate/Commercial

Recognized by Chambers USA 2018 in 33 practices including: Corporate/M&A and Corporate/Commercial

11 Mergers and Acquisitions Law Best Lawyers® 2018

11 attorneys recognized in 2018 Best Lawyers® in: Mergers and Acquisitions Law

2016 CLIENT SERVICE ALL-STAR

Lucy Stark (M&A Partner): Named 2016 "BTI Client Service All-Star" for exceptional client service by a Leading Energy Company

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