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Strasburger’s corporate and securities attorneys represent clients in a broad range of matters, including merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions, private and public stock offerings, financial regulations, securities arbitration and defense, corporate reorganizations, and other business matters. Corporations, early stage companies, investors, brokers, and even non-profits rely on Strasburger to advise on everything from day-to-day compliance and reporting requirements to long-term business objectives.
From straightforward to complex, high-stakes transactions, our attorneys represent private and publicly traded companies across multiple industries such as dairy processing, healthcare, oil and gas production, building materials, computer software, and aviation support.  We also organize joint ventures, general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies and other entity forms, as well as regular and non-profit corporations, for clients of all sizes.
We regularly advise boards of directors and board committees on a wide variety of governance and disclosure issues, including compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. We have also counseled several clients in connection with voluntary disclosures under a variety of federal and state statutes.
The firm’s practice unit leaders are available to answer any questions about Strasburger’s capabilities.  To learn more about this practice area, please contact patrick.owens@strasburger.com

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Corporate & Securities
OVERVIEW
Strasburger’s corporate and securities attorneys represent clients in a broad range of matters, including merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions, private and public stock offerings, financial regulations, securities arbitration and defense, corporate reorganizations, and other business matters. Corporations, early stage companies, investors, brokers, and even non-profits rely on Strasburger to advise on everything from day-to-day compliance and reporting requirements to long-term business objectives.
From straightforward to complex, high-stakes transactions, our attorneys represent private and publicly traded companies across multiple industries such as dairy processing, healthcare, oil and gas production, building materials, computer software, and aviation support.  We also organize joint ventures, general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies and other entity forms, as well as regular and non-profit corporations, for clients of all sizes.
We regularly advise boards of directors and board committees on a wide variety of governance and disclosure issues, including compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. We have also counseled several clients in connection with voluntary disclosures under a variety of federal and state statutes.
The firm’s practice unit leaders are available to answer any questions about Strasburger’s capabilities.  To learn more about this practice area, please contact patrick.owens@strasburger.com


EXPERIENCE

Acquistions & Divestitures

  • Represented the second largest dairy processor in the United States in numerous acquisitions and dispositions of dairy processing and treatment facilities in transactions involving over $1 billion.

  • Represented a NYSE oil field service company in its successful acquisition of the operating assets of five suppliers as the client effectuated a strategy to vertically integrate and expand its production capabilities.

  • Represented a NASDAQ health care company in connection with its purchases of multiple hospitals.

  • Represented a financial services company in an acquisition of private label credit card programs from a subsidiary of an international financial services company, which also involved significant issues relating to deconversion of data to a proprietary software system.

  • Represented an equipment manufacturing company in nine acquisition and divestiture transactions, including forming a joint venture and acquiring refractory-related businesses in Mexico, divesting European equipment manufacturing assets, and liquidating in multiple steps $100 million of assets and joint venture interests to its Japanese partner in a heavy construction equipment manufacturing business.

  • Acted as counsel on an exchange of shares of stock (including stock owned by an ESOP) in a semicon­ductor equipment manufacturer for shares in a Netherlands semiconductor company preparing for an IPO.

  • Handled project financing, acquisition and disposition and restructuring transactions, including offshore oil field development and gas and oil pipeline deals and other projects, including thermal, hydro and wind projects.

  • Represented the shareholders of a multi-location airport fixed base operator (FBO) in connection with the sale of all of the FBO's capital stock for over $200 million.

 

Securities

  • Represented NYSE and NASDAQ issuers in review and preparation of periodic and current reports, proxies and securities filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, 14A, 14C, 13e-3, S-8, 3, 4 and 5.

  • Prepared Regulation D private placement offerings for oil and gas drilling in diverse areas throughout the U.S.

  • Represented NASDAQ and NYSE issues in stock splits affected as 100% stock dividends.

  • Acted as outside securities counsel for a number of companies to satisfy public company SEC and securities exchange reporting requirements.

  • Represented clients, as both buyer and seller, in asset and stock purchase transactions, including preparation and negotiation of required transaction documentation.

  • Assisted publicly traded companies in connection with their efforts to become private companies, including the preparation of required securities filings.

 

Corporate Governance & Sarbanes-Oxley Counseling

 

Entity Formation & Planning

 

Contracts