Baynes Law Services

Mergers and acquisitions

We represent buyers and sellers of businesses to other businesses and to private equity investors and strategic buyers.  We prepare letters of intent, assist with due diligence, draft purchase, sale, security and other financing documents, and guide clients through related financing of these transactions.


financing

We are able to serve as lender’s counsel or borrower’s counsel in loan closings.  We represent investors in analyzing legal risks related to investments and prepare legal documents related to the investment.  


OWNERSHIP AGREEMENTS AND SUCCESSION PLANNING

We work with management to identify and document pathways for future ownership transitions, including buy sell agreements and equity compensation structures for key personnel.


COMPANY AND NONPROFIT FORMATION

We prepare the documents to create limited liability companies and corporations and the related operating agreements, bylaws and shareholder agreements.   We also assist with the formation of nonprofit organizations and guide all types of business about governance requirements after formation.


COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

We advise clients about the acquisition of commercial property and related loan and investment transactions.