- Topic: Mergers & Acquisitions
- Senior Lender Considerations in Respect of Representation and Warranty Insurance in Middle Market Private Equity TransactionsThe Banking Law Journal
This article addresses the benefits to a senior secured lender of Representations and Warranties Insurance, and certain considerations financial institutions should make in documenting a middle market loan transaction when an acquisition financing utilizes RWI.
- More Than a Lack of Enthusiasm Required for a Party to Violate Its “Commercially Reasonable Efforts” CovenantQ3 2016 (Originally Published July 18, 2016)Transaction Advisors
In merger and acquisition and other commercial agreements, the parties often agree to undertake “commercially reasonable efforts” in support of the transaction. In a recent case, the Delaware Chancery Court analyzed whether a prospective acquirer violated its agreement to use “commercially reasonable efforts.”
- The Banking Law Journal
The Banking Law Journal published an article based on a recent Chapman Client Alert.
- Client Alert
“Acquisition Financing,” or the funding of capital for the purpose of acquiring a target company, is a growing specialty area among bank lending attorneys.
- Client Alert
The staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued a no-action letter providing that brokers that facilitate certain merger and acquisition transactions of privately-held companies could receive transaction-based compensation without being required to register with the SEC as a broker-dealer.
- Chapman Insights, originally published in Bloomberg Brief
The market for distressed investment opportunities in the U.S. has shrunk considerably over the last few years. As a result, U.S. hedge funds have looked to Europe, but they have been disappointed by the minimal and highly selective opportunities.