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“A real force in midmarket M&A” – Chambers USA

Lindquist & Vennum is a recognized leader in middle-market M&A dealmaking. Our unique combination of resources, fee structure, practical approach and experience allows us to deliver cost-effective, focused legal solutions tailored to middle-market transactions. Our clients include domestic and foreign public and private companies of all sizes, family-owned businesses, private equity funds, senior and subordinated lenders, and financial intermediaries.

From advising Fortune 500 companies in implementing strategic growth initiatives through M&A to counseling family-owned businesses in executing exit strategies, we are committed to providing the same superior service, value and innovation that has made Lindquist & Vennum the law firm of choice for middle-market M&A.

We are engaged in the full range of counseling buy-side and sell-side clients in public and private M&A transactions, including:

  • Asset acquisitions and divestitures
  • Equity purchases and sales
  • Mergers and consolidations
  • Recapitalizations and reorganizations
  • Tender offers
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Leveraged and management buyouts
  • Going private transactions
  • Spin-offs
  • Auctions
  • Distressed transactions
  • 363 Bankruptcy sales
  • Joint ventures
  • Acquisition financings

We have substantial experience in virtually every major industry, including the manufacturing, technology, insurance, retail, financial services, software, agriculture, energy, healthcare and life sciences sectors. We also have a nationally-recognized banking and financial institutions M&A practice. Our integrated approach to staffing transactions draws upon the collective talents of colleagues, as needed, in the areas of tax, employee benefits, employment and labor, intellectual property, information technology, real estate, environmental, insurance, bankruptcy, securities, antitrust and international law, among others.

In an increasingly global economy, M&A dealmaking frequently involves the structuring, management and completion of transactions across geographies. Lindquist & Vennum maintains a global reach through a platform of affiliated local firms throughout the world, which themselves are established leaders in their markets.