The firm’s merger and acquisition lawyers are experienced in every aspect of corporate acquisition and divestiture (“M&A”). We are retained primarily by middle market domestic and international companies (public and private), financial institutions, private equity funds and international law firms to provide strategic counsel and execution in M&A transactions. With our partners, our Canadian and international presence gives Beard Winter LLP exceptional cross-border capability. Transactions on which we regularly advise range from privately negotiated transfers of shares or assets to public company or trust mergers and acquisitions completed by way of take-over bids, amalgamations and plans of arrangement. We advise clients on structuring considerations, related-party rules, regulatory matters and taxation. We act and have acted for clients in many economic sectors including transportation, information technology, logistics, heavy lift, mining, insurance, energy (renewable and conventional), media, marketing and advertising, construction, retail and other services.