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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In Gamaliel Kentucky

Gamaliel is a city in Monroe County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 439 at the 2000 census. Around 1836, James Crawford and John Hayes saw that a town was springing up and donated ten acres of land, at a point where their farms met, to be used for educational and religious purposes. On this property a building was erected and use for school and church, and in 1844 a cemetery was added. In making the grant they stipulated that seven trustees should be appointed to administer this property along the lines provided by the donors. The original trustees were William Crawford, Maston Comer, John Hayes, Robert Welch, James Crawford, Jr. , Charles Browning, Jr. and John Meador. This act of incorporation was passed by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky on December 19, 1840. Samuel DeWitt, local preacher & teacher, said Gamaliel was a good bible name and this was a good village and the town took the name that he suggested. His reference to Gamaliel mentioned in The Holy Bible, Acts 5:34. Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space;

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.

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