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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In Evarts Kentucky

Evarts is a city in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. The post office was opened on February 9, 1855 and named for one of the area's pioneer families. The population was 1,101 at the 2000 census and was estimated at 1,042 in 2007.

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.