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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In Wilton Iowa

Wilton is a city in Cedar and Muscatine Counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 2,829 at the 2000 census. The Muscatine County portion of Wilton is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city is served by the Wilton Police Department and Wilton Fire Department. Historic sites include the Wilton Candy Kitchen, which is the oldest ice cream parlor in the world, and the former Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad depot built in 1898. Both are in the downtown area and on the National Register of Historic Places.

What is mergers and acquisitions law?

In the law of corporations, a merger is effected when one or more corporations becomes a part of, or merges, with another corporation so that one ceases to exist and the other continues to exist. In a merger, the company that continues to exist retains its name and identity and acquires the assets, liabilities, franchises, and powers of the corporation that ceases to exist. Attorneys who practice in mergers and acquisitions (sometimes called M & A) represent corporations and other business entities in strategizing, negotiating, and carrying out transactions in which two or more companies or corporations combine into a single new entity, a merger, or where one business purchases and absorbs the assets of another, an acquisition.