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About Our M&A Practice
Congratulations to Gray Reed Partners Darrell Armer, Elise Barajas, Stephen Cooney, David Earhart, Jenny Givens, Andy Meyercord, David Peterman and Lindsey Postula on receiving the peer-nominated recognition from Best Lawyers.
Recognition in the Chambers USA directory is based on thousands of attorney and client interviews designed to identify law firms and lawyers who demonstrate the top technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.
When asked about Gray Reed's M&A Practice, one interviewee said "the group is outstanding, I think very, very highly of it", another said "it is a great firm with great leadership."
Two Gray Reed Deals Named as Finalists in the Association for Corporate Growth Houston’s 2020 M&A Deal of the Year Awards
Gray Reed and its clients were finalists in the following categories:
- Oil and Gas Deal of the Year (under $500 million)
- Technology and Business Deal of the Year.
Congratulations to Gray Reed Partners Nancy Bostic, Wes Dorman, Charles Koerth and Brock Niezgoda on receiving the peer-nominated recognition from Houstonia Magazine.
Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named Rising Stars and only five percent of nominated lawyers in each state are named Super Lawyers.
Gray Reed served as counsel to SportsMap, LLC (SportsMap), the Sponsor of SportsMap Tech Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in the formation and financing of the Sponsor, the pre-initial public offering (IPO) financing of the SPAC and the Sponsor's role in the SPAC's $100 million IPO. SportsMap was represented by Gray Reed attorneys Nancy B. Bostic, David R. Earhart, Dan Kroll, Austin C. Carlson, Brian A. Clark and Lynsey J. Hyde.
Our Mergers and Acquisitions/Private Equity attorneys regularly counsel private equity funds, venture capital funds, portfolio companies, privately held and public companies with U.S. and international operations, management groups, founders, institutional investors and family offices in a broad range of industries in complex transactions spanning each phase of their growth cycle. Our team has depth of experience representing clients in their capacity as buyers, sellers, operators and issuers, including representing clients in minority and majority equity investments and recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, complex partnership formation and finance, liquidity events and debt financings. We also advise boards of directors on fiduciary matters and companies on day-to-day operational matters. Read More…