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Mergers And Acquisitions Law Lawyers In New Richmond Wisconsin

New Richmond is a city in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. Its population was 6,310 as of the 2000 census. The population currently estimated to be over 8,000. It is part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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.