The professional services sector has always been ripe for M&A activity. Given the competitiveness of this sector and the demand for skilled workers, buying another business to complement your own can be an attractive path to growth.
Whatever service you provide – accounting, engineering, advertising, management consulting – it is important to work with a law firm that understands how to effectively structure a deal in knowledge-based industries. There may be employee contracts to consider, pensions to understand, and client relationships to navigate.
Osler’s Professional Services team has extensive experience working with companies of all sizes on M&A transactions – whether it is buying or selling a business or part of an operation. We understand the nuances of each professional services sub-sector and can provide legal advice on a host of M&A-related matters.
With the professional services industry continuing to expand and evolve, it is important to work with a firm that can provide the legal advice you need to successfully execute M&A transactions that further your strategic objectives.