Ending Corporate Greed Act & Build Back Better Act – Two Proposals for Increasing Revenue
On March 25, 2022, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced a new bill, Ending Corporate Greed Act, which coincides close in…
Delaware: A Confirmed Pro-Sandbagging Jurisdiction
In an opinion of significance to M&A practitioners, the Delaware Court of Chancery recently made it clear that Delaware law…
IN THE NEWS: The Potential Overhaul of M&A – Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Prohibiting Anticompetitive Mergers Act
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and United States Representative Mondaire Jones (D-NY) on March 16, 2022 introduced the Prohibiting…
Delaware Court Provides Clarity Regarding Anti-Bootstrapping Rule
On January 27, 2022, in Levy Family Investors, LLC v. Oars + Alps LLC the Delaware Court of Chancery (the…
Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act – Five Key Takeaways
On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act…
Delaware Court Subjects de-SPAC Transaction to Entire Fairness Standard of Review
In In re MultiPlan Corp. Stockholders Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied defendants’ motions to dismiss and ruled…
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Five M&A/Private Equity Partners Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America
Congratulations to Gray Reed Partners Darrell Armer, Stephen Cooney, David Earhart, Jenny Givens, Andy Meyercord, David Peterman and Lindsey Postula on receiving the peer-nominated recognition from Best Lawyers.
Gray Reed Ranked by Chambers USA in 2022
Gray Reed's M&A, healthcare, and real estate practices, as well as 3 M&A/private equity partners are recognized in the Chambers USA 2022 legal directory.
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.
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.
Seven M&A/Private Equity Partners Recognized by Texas Super Lawyers in 2021
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 Represents SPAC Sponsor in $100 Million SPAC IPO
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 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…