Mergers and Acquisitions

Getting a deal done takes lawyers who understand your business goals.

The lawyers in Haynes and Boone’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group know that for our clients, the transactions transforming their business are never routine. Clients want lawyers who appreciate the nuances of their businesses and the subtleties of their strategic transactions.  We listen to our clients and deliver practical and effective solutions tailored specifically to meet each client’s unique business needs.

With experience in nearly every large industry sector, Haynes and Boone M&A lawyers anticipate the roadblocks and evaluate the opportunities that our clients face on the way to closing a deal. We handle a wide array of transactions for clients ranging from private equity firms and closely held corporations to large financial institutions and Fortune 500 public companies.

We offer clients both individualized attention and broad resources for a variety of matters, including:

  • Private equity deals
  • Corporate strategic acquisitions and divestitures
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Hostile takeovers
  • Proxy contests
  • Activist investor defense
  • Tender offers
  • Spinoffs
  • Going private transactions
  • Asset transactions
  • Joint ventures
  • Strategic alliances
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions
  • Cross-border transactions

Since no deal is completed in a vacuum, our clients benefit from Haynes and Boone’s collaborative culture, which enables our clients to draw on the knowledge and skill of lawyers from other practices, including tax, antitrust, bankruptcy, intellectual property, real estate, environmental, ERISA and employee benefits. These lawyers regularly work alongside our M&A lawyers and understand the pace and objectives of the M&A process.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Haynes and Boone Represents Dickies Maker in $820 Million Sale

A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers led by Partners Brian Barnard and Tom Tippetts are advising iconic Fort Worth-based clothing company Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., which has entered a merger agreement with VF Corporation for the acquisition of Williamson-Dickie for approximately $820 million in cash. 

Mergers and Acquisitions

Chemical Products Liability and Environmental Litigation

Haynes and Boone Advises KMG Chemicals in $186 Million Public Offering

Haynes and Boone advised KMG Chemicals, Inc. in a $186 million public offering of common stock. The offering included 3,000,000 shares of common stock of KMG and an additional 450,000 shares purchased by the underwriters.


Because of the breadth of our experience we are able to provide these services to clients in a variety of industries, including:

  • Aviation
  • Biotechnology
  • Communications
  • Consumer Goods
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Food Service and Distribution
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and Leisure
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

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