Greenville Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyers

Representing Buyers and Sellers in Mergers and Acquisitions

The attorneys of the Gilreath Law Firm, P.A., advise and represent businesses involved in mergers or acquisitions. Whether you seek to purchase or merge with another business, or are the target of an acquisition, we will work diligently to protect your interests.

Effective Legal, Financial and Business Advice

Many issues involving mergers and acquisitions are driven by tax and liability considerations. Attorney James R. Gilreath has a Master's Degree in taxation law and decades of experience helping businesses make wise decisions in these important transactions. We will work with your accountant and assemble a team of other specialists, as needed, to structure and execute transactions in a manner most sensible for you.

Our merger and acquisition services can include:

  • Preparing confidentiality agreements, non-compete agreements and letters of intent
  • Performing thorough due diligence, including business valuation
  • Structuring the deal as an asset purchase, a stock purchase or a reorganization
  • Negotiating the purchase price
  • Advising you of tax consequences
  • Minimizing liability, including tax liability
  • Handling ERISA-related employee benefit matters
  • Negotiating, drafting or litigating contracts as necessary

If not managed effectively, mergers and acquisitions can create opportunities for litigation among or between parties. We seek to minimize risk by anticipating and taking proactive steps to avoid potential pitfalls today and in the years to come.

To arrange a consultation about a possible merger or acquisition, please contact Gilreath Law Firm, P.A., in Greenville, South Carolina. Our lawyers have the specific knowledge, resources and experience required to protect your interests in these complex transactions.