Tag Archives: M&A

Buyer beware − recent SBA regulatory changes could decrease the value of small business targets

Recent changes to the US Small Business Administration’s regulations could significantly affect the value of government contractors that depend on certain contracts set aside for small businesses. Brad Jorgensen and Jenifer Renzenbrink Smith explain the implications of these regulatory changes on entities contemplating a merger or acquisition involving small-business government contractors.… Continue Reading

DLA Piper Global Mergers & Acquisitions – Comparative Insights

If you are looking to be better informed about cross-border transactions, our M&A comparative guide gives you access to a wealth of information compiled by lawyers with extensive knowledge and experience in the field. DLA Piper advises on more deals than any other firm in the world, as demonstrated by our #1 position in Mergermarket’s … Continue Reading

Mergers and acquisitions: overview of a transaction

Many startups dream of going public, but, in today’s environment, being acquired is often a more likely (and in some cases, more desirable) exit for many companies, venture-backed or otherwise.  For first-time entrepreneurs, however, the process of getting all the way to the altar with a suitor may seem overwhelming. To help you understand this … Continue Reading

M&A term sheets 101

The first step in a typical M&A transaction is for the buyer and target to sign a term sheet or letter of intent. This article by our colleague Eric Chow provides an overview of some of the key terms that often appear in a term sheet for an M&A transaction. Click here to read the full article. … Continue Reading

DLA Piper Global Contract Laws: Comparative Guide

We  are pleased to launch the DLA Piper Global Contract Laws: Comparative Guide.  The online guide offers a high-level snapshot of contract laws across 50+ jurisdictions including Israel. The DLA Piper Global Contract Laws: Comparative Guide has been designed to help you navigate cross-border complexities. This complimentary resource offers an overview of key laws governing … Continue Reading

Global M&A Trials, Trends, Tribulations, and Triumphs

On October 31, 2017, we co-hosted a Global M&A event – “Global M&A Trials, Trends, Tribulations, and Triumphs” – with Gornitzky & Co. (one of the top Israeli law firms) at the beautiful sea-view conference center located in the Royal Beach Tel Aviv. Jon Kenworthy, a Partner in our London office and Co-Chair of the … Continue Reading

A to-do list for the fourth quarter – three key topics for public companies, plus action items

As summer winds down, we want to highlight three key deadlines and actions items topics public companies need to keep in mind as they head into fall. The first relates to certain amendments adopted by the SEC that require hyperlinks to exhibits in exhibit indexes beginning September 1, 2017. The second relates to the annual global benchmark policy formulation … Continue Reading

Global M&A Intelligence Report

DLA Piper recently launched its second Global M&A Intelligence Report.  This year’s report analyzes over 1,000 deals and looks at the differences between jurisdictions and types of buyers, analyzes the changes over the last year and provides comprehensive information on key deal terms.  Some of the findings supported what most of us probably suspected was … Continue Reading
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