Vinson & Elkins’ preeminent international
Mergers & Acquisitions practice leverages the firm’s global presence with a deep, talented
bench of attorneys. Clients such as public and private companies, private
equity and other financial sponsors, boards of directors and special
committees, and financial advisors ask V&E to execute their most complex and
high profile transactions. Our M&A practice is consistently recognized by
publications such as The American Lawyer
as one of the top 10 nationwide by transaction volume (2013-2015).
The M&A team draws on the acumen of several of the firm’s world-class practices, including Tax, Capital Markets, Employee Benefits, Litigation, Finance, and Environmental, to provide our clients with seamless, efficient representation.
V&E’s reputation as a leader in energy extends to M&A, where we represent clients involved in all facets of the energy and natural resources industry. We have acted as a legal advisor in more global energy M&A deals over the last five years than any other law firm, according to Mergermarket (2012-2016). We have also been involved in several of the most transformative international oil and gas asset and joint venture transactions to date.
The firm’s M&A practice has extensive experience with both friendly and hostile M&A transactions involving public companies. Our team of seasoned and responsive M&A attorneys, with the support of world-class subject matter experts, is able to negotiate and complete transactions at the rapid pace that public company deals necessitate.