Main Practice Contacts

Tom D. Harris
+1 214.651.5630

Jeff S. Dinerstein
+1 713.547.2065

Janice V. Sharry
+1 214.651.5562

In the News

Haynes and Boone in D Magazine: DFW’s Top M&A Deals and Dealmakers

Last year was a big year for big business deals in Dallas-Fort Worth, and the number and caliber of nominations in this year’s Mergers and Acquisitions Awards reflected that. Presented by D CEO and the Association for Corporate Growth, the program recognizes outstanding corporate transactions and the dealmakers who help put them together. >>

Haynes and Boone Client Receives Latin Finance’s Deal of the Year Award

NEW YORKLatin Finance has recognized the acquisition by Afore XXI Banorte of Afore Bancomer as its 2013 Domestic M&A Deal of the Year. A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers advised Afore XXI Banorte in the transaction. >>

Recent Publications

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions

On January 17, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced increased jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act). >>

SEC Issues Proposed Crowdfunding Rules

On October 23, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued proposed rules to effect Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startup (JOBS) Act, enacted on April 5, 2012. Title III and the proposed rules provide the framework for companies to raise capital through securities offerings using crowdfunding. >>

Mergers and Acquisitions

Haynes and Boone’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice group works with public and private companies of all sizes in a broad range of industries. We routinely advise businesses, financial institutions and private equity firms on strategic, financial, defensive, and growth-oriented transactions. Our M&A lawyers are experienced in helping our clients find cost-effective and efficient solutions.

Haynes and Boone’s culture emphasizes collaborative teamwork, which helps our M&A lawyers seamlessly utilize other Haynes and Boone attorneys from different subject matter areas, including tax, securities, energy, antitrust, environmental, real estate, intellectual property, labor and employment, employee benefits/executive compensation, inbound investment and finance. Our Mergers and Acquisitions practice group also works closely with our Bankruptcy practice group in connection with transactions in advance of - and out of - bankruptcy proceedings.

Our M&A lawyers have the depth of experience to assist any participant in an M&A transaction, including bidders, buyers, sellers, financial advisors, investment bankers, secured lenders, note-holders, creditors, creditor committees, special committees, shareholders, board members, investors, private equity firms and investment funds.

Our M&A team routinely assists clients with asset acquisitions or divestitures, sales of stock and other equity interests, tender offers, going-private transactions, reorganizations, recapitalizations, spinoffs, roll-ups, exchange offers, management-led buyouts, cross-border acquisitions, and proxy contests for corporate control.

Although our Mergers and Acquisitions practice group operates as a unified team, our lawyers collaborate in three specific areas to ensure we are well-positioned to assist our clients. These areas are: