Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Business Law Attorneys

A merger is the process of joining two companies into one single entity. Also known as a consolidation, a merger allows for two companies to form one new enterprise. Neither of the former companies would remain independently after a merger. In an acquisition, one company acquires the assets of another.

Solution-Oriented Representation for Mergers & Acquisitions

At Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP, we represent both buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions in Menlo Park, San Ramon, and throughout the Bay Area. Structuring the optimal merger or acquisition requires experience in many different areas, including corporate law, securities, and taxes. We provide solution-oriented representation to help businesses structure, negotiate, document, and close the deal. Always acting with your company’s best interests in mind, our approach is tailored to your specific needs.

Why Two Companies May Choose to Merge

Companies may choose to merge for a number of different reasons, including:

  • The new company would be larger, resulting in larger resources
  • The new company could merge similar operations to reduce costs
  • The new company might have less marketplace competition
  • Merging the two companies may result in operating synergy

Why One Company May Choose to Acquire Another

One company may choose to acquire another for several reasons, including:

  • They want to obtain a product that the other company sells
  • They want to increase their size and visibility in the marketplace
  • They want to obtain control over a critical resource
  • They want to eliminate existing or future competition

Types of Mergers & Acquisitions We Handle

Our Menlo Park business and corporate law attorneys are experienced in handling a wide variety of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures—from asset sales and purchases and joint ventures to leveraged buyouts and tender offers. Our lawyers provide practical, solution-oriented counsel by taking an individualized approach to each case we represent.


Over the years, Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP has cultivated a reputation for excellence in the legal field. With a focus on complex and high-asset cases, we provide innovative legal strategies for our clients - always placing their best interests at the forefront of each legal matter. In addition to the gratitude of our clients and the respect of our legal peers, our firm has garnered the attention of many prestigious legal organizations.