Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A)

Mergers, acquisitions, takeovers and other complex transactions may have immense and immediate consequences for your business, family and legacy. Get insight into the the risks, and secure your interests with the assistance of the McQuarrie’s experienced merger and acquisition lawyers. Our mission is to close your deal quickly, while ensuring that all of your interests are protected. In addition to representation, our services include negotiation, research and assistance with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Canada (SEC) and Federal Trade Commission compliance.

To learn more, or to request assistance with any step in an acquisition, please contact McQuarrie for a private consultation with an M & A lawyer.

Merger and Acquisition Services

Our M & A lawyers are prepared to provide or arrange any service necessary to see your merger plan through to completion. We are capable of handling transactions of all sizes for clients looking to build many different types of short and long-term relationships with other corporate entities. Our lawyers have assisted clients with strategic alliances, recapitalizations, restructurings, divestitures and many other types of agreements.

Research & Advice

Research is always the most important first step in a major transaction. Our lawyers search for the factors you need to understand the most—tax liabilities, redundancies, organizational conflicts, and long-term projections. Our expertise gives you the leverage to create the most effective goals for your merger.

Negotiations and Drafting Agreements

Protecting your interests is our priority throughout the entire merger and acquisition process. In this stage, our lawyers provide support by negotiating with the diverse partners and interests that may be involved in a major deal. We bring the kind of balance that’s necessary to securing a fast deal, while using our experience to make sure your personal goals are protected.

Our experience with mergers and acquisitions in international business gives our lawyers an edge when it comes to multi-national agreements.


Be prepared for the new regulatory order that follows a merger by trusting our lawyers to counsel you and represent you in all matters related to Canada’s Security & Trade Commission or the Federal Trade Commission. We’ll help you understand your responsibilities to either or both organizations, complete all necessary filings, and launch the merged business smoothly. The merger plan developed for your business will be one that avoids the pitfalls of poor regulatory preparation.

Contact Us about Mergers, Acquisitions or Takeovers

Make the most of your merger by choosing the experienced lawyers at McQuarrie to help you plan and close it. We can assist you with any part of the research, negotiation or regulatory compliance involved in closing a successful and profitable deal. Reach out to us about your merger, acquisition or takeover today.