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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In Athens Ohio

Athens is a city in, and the county seat of, Athens County, Ohio, United States. A historic college town in the southeastern part of the state, Athens is home to Ohio University and is the principal city of the Athens, Ohio Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 21,342 in the 2000 census; it was estimated to be 21,909 in 2007. Athens is a qualified Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

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.