Distressed M&A

You see the hidden value in distressed assets, and it is our job to help you realize that value. Silk Legal regularly represent debtors and potential acquirers in asset sales and transactions across all types of businesses. We represent all the key participants in corporate restructuring transactions, including: hedge funds, private equity firms, investors, financially distressed companies, boards of directors seeking to improve performance or maximize value, creditors’ committees and financial advisors.

A significant part of our practice involves representing investment funds, acquisitions, dispositions of businesses, whether on a negotiated, hostile, opportunistic or competitive basis.  We regularly advise on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures involving both public and private entities, including restructurings, management and leveraged buy-outs, going private transactions, acquisitions and dispositions of assets, stock sales and exchanges, roll-ups, acquisitions and dispositions of partnership interests, joint ventures, tender offers, recapitalizations and similar transactions.

We are experienced in all types of private equity transactions, ranging from complex buyouts involving multi-tiered capital structures to minority investments that must effectively address difficult governance and liquidity issues.  We also regularly advise clients on relevant regulatory and judicial developments in areas such as tax, corporate governance and securities laws as they affect the M&A process.

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