Mergers acquisitions and private equity disputes

Every deal is different. An approach to litigation that fails to account for the structure, industry, and financial model related to a transaction will quickly erode the value of any sale or acquisition of a business.

Matasar Jacobs has extensive experience representing private equity firms and other businesses in disputes and litigation related to the sale and acquisition of businesses in diverse industries. From due diligence problems, to failed deals, to post-closing disputes, we understand the world of private equity and the disputes those parties encounter. We have represented businesses, private equity firms and their portfolio companies in litigation involving issues including:

  • purchase price adjustments
  • indemnification claims
  • earn-out claims
  • breaches of representations and warranties and covenants
  • non-compete enforcement
  • executive termination
  • shareholder derivative actions
  • trade secret protection