Messerli Kramer’s Corporate Law attorneys assist private and public companies across a variety of industries with their M&A deals ranging in size from under $1 million to over $100 million. We help our clients navigate and execute on a wide variety of M&A transactions, including the purchase and sale of business assets and equity interests; mergers; restructurings; spin-off transactions; strategic partnerships; and business combinations. In addition to negotiating, structuring and documenting a transaction from the letter of intent through closing, our attorneys provide creative strategies for transition planning; founder and next generation buy-outs; and acquisitions without third-party interests.


  • Due Diligence

  • Acquisitions, Mergers and Business Combinations
  • Corporate Restructuring

  • Debt Financing

  • Equity Financing

  • Hart-Scott-Rodino Reports
  • International and Third-Party Business Transactions

  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

  • Proxy Statements

  • Recapitalizations

Representative Experience

  • Represented client in negotiation and acquisition of dairy-related facilities in California, Utah and South Dakota for business handling more than $1 billion in annual sales.

  • Represented a privately-held domestic defense industry manufacturer in its $70M acquisition by a publicly-traded United Kingdom defense industry manufacturer.

  • Represented a waste management company in the sale of its business for over $60 million to a publicly traded company.

  • Represented a water treatment solutions company in the sale of its business for over $40 million to a strategic foreign buyer.

  • Represented a hedge fund in over 10 debt and equity investments of up to $10 million, including preferred stock, stockholder agreements, governance arrangements, warrants, minority stockholder provisions, and subsequent restructures and foreclosures.

  • Represented a private equity firm in the acquisition of a $60 million plastics and packaging company, including lender and mezzanine financing.

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

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

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


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