- Topic: Mergers & Acquisitions
- ArticleSenior Lender Considerations in Respect of Representation and Warranty Insurance in Middle Market Private Equity TransactionsThe Banking Law JournalFebruary 2018
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.
- ArticleMore Than a Lack of Enthusiasm Required for a Party to Violate Its “Commercially Reasonable Efforts” CovenantTransaction AdvisorsQ3 2016 (Originally Published July 18, 2016)
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.”
- ArticleThe Banking Law JournalFebruary 10, 2015
The Banking Law Journal published an article based on a recent Chapman Client Alert.
- Client AlertClient AlertOctober 9, 2014
“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 AlertClient AlertFebruary 12, 2014
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 InsightsChapman Insights, originally published in Bloomberg BriefSeptember 2013
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.