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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In Versailles Kentucky

Versailles is a city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington. It is also part of the Lexington-Fayette Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 7,511 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Woodford County. The city's name is pronounced differently from the French city of the same name: /vərˈseɪlz/ "ver-sails".

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.