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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In Pleasureville Kentucky

Pleasureville is a city in Henry and Shelby Counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The population was 869 at the 2000 census. Pleasureville is in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Settlement of what was variously known as Bantatown, Pleasureville, and North Pleasureville begin in 1784 when Dutch Huguenot families moved from Mercer county. The name Bantatown came from settler Abraham Banta. The source of the name Pleasureville is not known but legend has it that at one time Pleasureville harbored a bordello, hence the name... Pleasureville. The site of the bordello is rumored to be the old Pleasureville Hotel [now an apartment building]. The Pleasureville post office opened in 1828. In 1858 a railroad passed south of the original town and a new town grew around the station. In 1874 the Pleasureville post office moved to the new site and in 1879 a North Pleasureville post office opened at the original site. The two towns merged in 1962 and the two parts are sometimes called North Town and South Town.

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.