Structuring M&A Transactions In the Wake of COVID-19: Deal Points, Financing Concerns, MAC Clauses, Reps and Warranties
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will analyze various ways in which risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic are currently being addressed in M&A transactions. The panel discussion will include a discussion regarding the latest M&A litigation in the wake of COVID-19 as well as key provisions such as MAE clauses, operating covenants, and reps and warranties; financing concerns; and due diligence.
- Addressing COVID-19 in acquisition agreements
- Financing contingencies
- Operating covenants
- Representations and warranties
- MAE clauses
- Due diligence and deal process
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What should buyers and sellers do to protect their interests in deals that are in process as the COVID-19 epidemic progresses?
- What due diligence matters have become more important since the outbreak?
- How has the coronavirus affected valuation considerations and price adjustments?
- How has it affected operating covenants and reps and warranties?
Rick S. Horvath
Mr. Horvath serves as a trusted advisor on a range of corporate governance matters, representing boards of directors,... | Read More
Mr. Horvath serves as a trusted advisor on a range of corporate governance matters, representing boards of directors, significant investors, and public companies. As a result, he has had the benefit of advising both companies and investors across numerous matters, from activist campaigns to contested corporate takeovers to corporate disclosures. Mr. Horvath has also advised companies and their boards with respect to navigating board conflicts, to the operation of company and board-level internal controls, and to enhancing corporate governance documents and policies.Close
Thaddeus J. (Thad) Malik
Partner, Corporate Department
Mr. Malik is the chair of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice and is a member of the firm’s Policy... | Read More
Mr. Malik is the chair of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions practice and is a member of the firm’s Policy Committee. Based in the Chicago office, his principal practice areas are mergers and acquisitions, securities, and corporate governance.Close
Elizabeth A. Razzano
Ms. Razzano’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, and corporate... | Read More
Ms. Razzano’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, and corporate governance. Ms. Razzano represents both privately-held and public companies in a number of different industries, including the aerospace/defense, telecommunications, information and medical technology industries, in a wide range of corporate transactions, including public offerings and private financings of equity securities, 144A offerings, M&As, joint ventures, securities filings and general corporate matters.Close
Holly E. Snow
Partner, Corporate Department
Ms. Snow focuses her practice on leveraged finance and other debt financing transactions. She represents clients in a... | Read More
Ms. Snow focuses her practice on leveraged finance and other debt financing transactions. She represents clients in a wide range of financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts and acquisition financings, working capital financings/refinancings, subordinated and mezzanine facilities, and loan workouts and restructurings. Ms. Snow has significant experience representing clients in cross-border commercial finance transactions.Close