Houston Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyers

Texas Attorneys Providing Legal Counsel for Complex Business Transactions

At Hendershot Cowart P.C., our team of business lawyers has helped companies across Texas complete mergers and acquisitions, establish joint ventures, and navigate other high-stakes transactions for over 30 years. Regarded as industry leaders in business and health care law, we have facilitated the purchase and sale of businesses that range from hospitals and medical practices to software companies, oil and gas ventures, manufacturers, distributors, industrial equipment, wineries, and more.

While the potential rewards of a successful merger and acquisition are considerable, so are the risks. With transactions subject to a range of legal and regulatory issues, as well as the need to clearly define roles and responsibilities, working with an experienced mergers and acquisitions law firm is critical to navigating hurdles, protecting your company’s interests, and creating a foundation that facilitates growth and future success.

To schedule a consultation with an experienced Merger and Acquisitions lawyer, call (713) 909-7323 or contact us online. We serve clients across the state of Texas.

Comprehensive Legal Counsel for Mergers and Acquisitions

Leveraging over 100 years of collective experience in business and health care law, we take a methodical, comprehensive approach to addressing regulatory, contractual, and financial issues inherent to mergers and acquisitions.

Our transaction services are tailored to the unique needs and goals of clients, and include assistance with a range of concerns and issues:

To avoid common mistakes and pitfalls made in mergers and acquisitions, conducting an upfront due diligence investigation is vital to the strategic business deal. A thorough due diligence investigation involves gathering and analyzing managerial, operational, financial and legal information. These investigations can be a considerable undertaking for any buyer and obtaining experienced legal counsel is highly recommended.

The Types of Transactions We Handle

Mergers and acquisitions can entail a number of different transactions, as well as various legal, market, and contractual issues that are company- and industry-specific. They can be used to achieve specific objectives, such as expansion and greater market share, increased synergy, tax and operational efficiency (economies of scale), new niche offerings, or diversification and risk reduction.

Our M&A attorneys have experience with the following types of transactions:

Acquiring or Selling a Health Care Practice? We Can Help With That, Too

Hendershot Cowart P.C. is well-versed in the complex laws surrounding the health care industry, as well as the practical needs health care providers of all types have when starting or making structural changes to their businesses. For over 30+ years, we have earned a reputation as one of Texas' preeminent law firms handling setups, mergers and acquisitions of medical practices for health care professionals.

Mergers and Acquisitions Explained

When it comes to sustainable business growth and consolidation, mergers and acquisitions have long been essential strategies. As complex transactions that involve buying, selling, merging, or divestitures, mergers and acquisitions have significant potential to shape the dynamic of a particular company, or the industry in which they operate. Mergers and acquisitions refers generally to the consolidation of companies or assets. Although used interchangeably by some, there are distinct differences between the two:

  • Mergers – A merger generally involves two (or more) companies of similar size that agree to move forward as a single business entity.
  • Acquisitions – In an acquisition, an acquiring company purchases another company’s ownership stakes (or a majority stake), with both maintaining a separate legal existence. This often includes a target company’s stocks and assets and allows the acquiring company to make decisions without approval from a target company’s shareholders.

Speak With a Texas Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer Today

Hendershot Cowart P.C. is readily available to assist companies across Texas in facilitating strategic transactions that create the foundation for future success and growth for your business or medical practice.

If you would like to discuss a potential merger or acquisition, or speak personally with a lawyer about our legal services, call (713) 909-7323 or contact us online.

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