Practice Areas

Mergers & Acquisitions

Bowie & Jensen has significant experience representing privately held companies and their owners in mergers and acquisitions. We understand that for some of our clients, merger and acquisition transactions are once-in-a-lifetime events with life-altering personal consequences, and for others they are common, but important tools for expanding business. The knowledge we have cultivated from our many years of experience in handling high-profile mergers and acquisitions allows us to provide every client with extensive and thorough legal guidance throughout the transaction. 

Practice Area Focus

The essence of our job in merger and acquisition transactions is to understand the goals our clients want to achieve and provide the pathways for reaching them. This mission includes providing understandable and practical advice about:

  • Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, term sheets, letters of intent, memoranda of understanding
  • Asset and equity transaction structures
  • Representations and warranties
  • Due diligence
  • Tax minimization
  • Debt financing
  • Convertible debt
  • Venture capital
  • Exempt securities compliance
  • Trailing liabilities  
  • Regulated industries, including health care
  • Intellectual property
  • Employment law
  • Employment and consulting agreements
  • Executive compensation including qualified and nonqualified options, phantom equity, appreciation rights, and 409A deferred compensation
  • Restrictive covenants including covenants not to compete
  • Adequately securing seller financing
  • Asset protection
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Prior round take-outs
  • Tax-free corporate reorganizations

View our merger and acquisition representative clients and transactions to gain a better understanding of our clientele and the work we perform for them. 


210 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 400
Towson, Maryland 21204