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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In Brookfield Wisconsin

Brookfield is a city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 38,649 at the 2000 census. Its 2006 estimated population was 39,607. Brookfield is the second largest community in Waukesha County, and the leading commercial suburb of Milwaukee. Formed in the 1950s from the Town of Brookfield, which still survives, the City of Brookfield shares the Elmbrook School District with the Town and with Elm Grove, Wisconsin, although police and fire services are separate for Town and City.

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.