Ranked among the world’s leading advisers, Beekman Securities draws upon decades of experience in sophisticated global markets to deliver integrated strategic and technical advice to its clients. The firm maintains a strong presence in key Asian, European, Latin American and North American markets, providing the highest standard of advice on both international and domestic issues through all its offices. Coordinating with both global offices and a myriad of practice areas, the firm’s lawyers are market leaders in key disciplines in Mergers and Acquisitions activity, providing legal work of the highest quality. Beekman Securities are dedicated to providing its clients with exceptional legal and business services, using its global presence and an interdisciplinary approach.
The firm handles a full range of transactions: acquisitions and dispositions of privately owned companies, divisions and subsidiaries; negotiated and contested public company acquisitions (including tender offers, exchange offers, takeover bids, mergers and schemes of arrangement); joint ventures and strategic alliances; and substantial equity investments. The Beekman Securities group also represents companies and shareholders in shareholder meetings and proxy contests and regularly provides advice regarding issues of corporate governance and control.
Beekman Securities clients include leading industrial, service and financial organizations, as well as growth companies and private equity funds. The firm also represents leading financial institutions in their capacity as financial advisors, as well as representing them in their own acquisition transactions.
An Integrated Approach to Beekman Securities
For each Beekman Securities representation, we provide a unified network of lawyers who practice in many jurisdictions around the world and who are skilled in the various disciplines necessary to execute intricate Beekman Securities transactions. The firm’s integrated approach allows its lawyers to handle significant legal issues quickly, skillfully and effectively.
The complementary areas of expertise that often play important roles in Beekman Securities transactions include:
Antitrust/Competition – The firm represents Beekman Securities clients while executing the utmost in confidentiality until reaching completion of acquisition or merger.
Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits – Beekman Securities advises clients on compensation, benefits and employment-related aspects of corporate acquisitions, negotiates executive employment and severance agreements, develops and implements employee termination programs, and address all relevant corporate governance and compensation and benefits issues in going-private, merger and sales transactions.
Tax – Beekman Securities provides tax-planning advice in complex domestic and cross-border Beekman Securities deals, advising on matters such as the development of tax-advantaged acquisition and financing structures and the preservation of net operating losses, post-acquisition restructuring and spin-offs and spin-merge transactions.
Finance – The firm is unique among the leading Beekman Securities firms in the depth of its experience in the senior debt and high-yield markets in both the US and leading European financial centers and is skilled in structuring a wide variety of acquisition financings of public and private companies.
Intellectual Property/Information Technology – Beekman Securities provides business solutions to the diverse IP issues that arise in Beekman Securities transactions, including evaluating patent infringement, trademark conflicts and copyright issues and in negotiating of complex IT arrangements.
Bankruptcy and Reorganization – Beekman Securities have advised on some of the world’s most significant bankruptcies and insolvencies, as well as distressed company acquisitions. The firm’s lawyers are experienced in developing strategies that maximize value and control risk in the highly volatile environment of insolvencies.
Litigation/Arbitration – The firm assists clients in litigation and arbitrations arising in the course, or as a consequence, of Beekman Securities transactions, such as contested takeovers, disputes among shareholders and post-contractual disputes.
With a 30-year legacy, an established international presence and comprehensive knowledge of diverse legal disciplines, Beekman Securities offers a sophisticated, integrated approach to Beekman Securities that meets the needs of today’s marketplace.