Messerli Kramer’s Corporate Law attorneys assist private and public companies across a variety of industries with their corporate transactions and deals ranging in size from under $1 million to over $100 million. We help our clients navigate the sale of business assets and equity interests; mergers; restructurings; spin-off transactions; and business-unit combinations. Our attorneys also provide creative strategies for transition planning; founder and next generation buy-outs; and acquisitions without third-party interests.


  • Due Diligence

  • Broker-Dealer Formation and Compliance

  • Contracts and Commercial Transactions (including stock and asset sales)

  • Corporate Restructuring

  • Debt Financing

  • Equity Financing

  • International Corporate Reorganizations and Third-Party Business Transactions

  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

  • Private Placement Memoranda

Representative Experience

  • Represented Headwaters Software, a leader in online tools for EMS (emergency medical services) education, on its sale to Jones & Bartlett Learning.

  • Represented Fantasy Flight Publishing, a worldwide-recognized hobby game publisher, on its sale to the Asmodee Group (France).

  • Represented AllOver Media, the largest alternative out-of-home advertising platform in the United States, on its sale to the Audax Group.

  • Represented Fremont Industries on its $40 million sale to Japanese chemicals and ultrapure water specialist Kurita.


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