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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In Owingsville Kentucky

Owingsville is a city in Bath County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,488 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Bath County, and located roughly in the center of the county, at the junction of U.S. 60 and Kentucky Route 36. Owingsville is part of the Mount Sterling Micropolitan Statistical Area. Land for the town was donated by Richard Menefee, a politician and father of Representative Richard Hickman Menefee, and Thomas Dye Owings, owner of a local iron foundry. A local story is that both men wanted to name the town, and the honor was given to Owings after he won a contest to build a finer home. The town was incorporated in 1829. Owingsville is the birth place of Civil War general John Bell Hood, Indiana governors Henry S. Lane and Claude Matthews and Tennessee governor Alvin Hawkins.

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.