Mergers & Acquisitions

The Law Office of Cecilia Chen assists clients in all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. From planning to integration, we anticipate clients’ needs and respond creatively as we define the key issues and develop practical solutions to the most challenging matters.

The transactions include:

  • Mergers
  • Stock and Asset Sales
  • Management Buyouts
  • Going-Private Transactions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Distressed M&A

What Does the M&A Process Entail?

While each transaction is different, the process generally contains the following phases and will typically take from three to six months to complete from beginning to end:

  1. Identifying a Target Company to acquire
  2. Signing of a Non-Disclosure Agreement to receive confidential information about the Target Company
  3. Preliminary Due Diligence
  4. Making an Offer
  5. Due Diligence
  6. Definitive Deal Documents