Homer Bonner Jacobs Ortiz’s corporate attorneys have a keen eye for the combination of legal and business factors that make up a profitable business. We believe that in order to facilitate the success of your business organization and your long term goals, you must know the steps to take to properly structure your business and protect its assets from potential liabilities and other forms of interference.
The firm can help you identify any potential hazards to the growth of your business and implement carefully-tailored strategies to avoid adverse legal consequences. We provide skillful legal counsel and high quality representation to business entities throughout the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. We represent sole proprietors, family offices, investors, small businesses, and large corporations with all aspects of corporate law, from entity choice and business formation, to preparation and maintenance of corporate governance documents to sales and transfer agreements.
To help with the formation selection process, for example, the firm will assess your individual situation by evaluating the nature, the type and amount of assets involved, your exposure to liability, any tax implications, and all other pertinent and peripheral factors.
Homer Bonner Jacobs Ortiz’s contract law practice is widely respected for providing creative, quality, and efficient representation focused on protecting and advancing our client’s business interests. Whether the contract is a simple, one-page document or numerous, related agreements for the sale of a multimillion-dollar business, we can draft and negotiate unambiguous, effective contracts for our clients.
Whether drafting, negotiating, or litigating contract rights, the firm has experience representing clients in all aspects of contract law, ranging from contracts for the purchase and sale of small and large multinational businesses to operating agreements, commercial contracts, and confidentiality agreements.
We have extensive experience working with senior management and in-house counsel to identify clients’ goals and protect investments, anticipate problems, limit risks and eliminate obstacles through the careful planning, drafting and implementation of creative programs. We excel at anticipating and addressing potential problems during negotiations, which allows our clients to focus their attention on growth and opportunity.
Even if your company or business has already entered into a commercial contract, the firm has a wealth of experience analyzing and interpreting contracts and providing legal opinions on their validity, scope, and application.
Domestic & International Transactions
Homer Bonner Jacobs Ortiz has many years of experience in a large array of industries, businesses, and governmental organizations. We have represented buyers and sellers of small businesses as well as multi-national corporations in complex multijurisdictional transactions.
Achieving your objectives in today’s complex and changing financial marketplace often requires creative deal-making and aggressive strategies. The firm has wide-ranging experience representing growth companies, entrepreneurs, and individual or institutional investors in venture capital and private equity transactions.
Commercial lenders, multilateral development banks, and developers look to Homer Bonner Jacobs Ortiz for effective and innovative counsel in their complex business and corporate undertakings. Our experience with negotiation and risk-allocation techniques and financing methods provides our clients the comprehensive support they need for their projects.
Due to the fact that Miami is a strategically located international business and cultural center, our multilingual attorneys have decades of experience in counseling corporate clients who operate through foreign entities such as companies from the Caribbean, Central American, and other offshore venues and recognized business centers.
You can rely on us for experienced counsel even after the completion of your original transaction. We remain with you and are prepared to advise you throughout the life cycle of your business venture.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Homer Bonner Jacobs Ortiz is highly regarded for its mergers and acquisitions experience and creative approach to protecting and advancing its clients’ interests. The firm plays a significant role in planning and executing mergers and acquisitions, regularly representing buyers, sellers and strategic parties in these transactions.
We regularly represent purchasers and sellers of Fortune 500 companies, small to large public and private companies, start-ups, private equity investors, senior lenders, investment bankers, institutional investors, financial advisors, and individuals as well as other parties in all types of domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition activities. We represent clients in deals ranging from acquisitions and dispositions of U.S. and non-U.S. public and private companies, restructurings, spin-off reorganizations, recapitalizations, private equity investments and joint ventures. These representations include both friendly and contested acquisitions, tender offers, auctions and defensive planning. We are skilled in structuring and negotiating deals from the acquisition or merger of a large, complex multi-national institution to the acquisition or sale of a small company. We counsel clients on a myriad of personal, economic, financial, regulatory, tax and legal considerations inherent in every corporate merger or acquisition.
Whether the firm manages the entire process or work alongside our clients’ in-house legal counsel, Homer Bonner Jacobs Ortiz provides innovative, high-quality representation through every part of the deal.