Business Practice Successes

gearsVenture Capital Fund Acquires Manufacturing Business

A venture capital fund encountered a variety of difficulties acquiring a Midwestern manufacturing business. We structured the acquisition to include significant management participation, additional venture capital partners, and substantial senior and mezzanine financing.

buildingEntrepreneur Buys Business and Brownfield Site

A local entrepreneur purchased a troubled manufacturing business and the Brownfield site on which it was located. We represented the entrepreneur in the acquisition, and provided counsel related to site remediation and monitoring, division of the land and successful commercial redevelopment of the site.

shakeLaw Weathers Business Lawyers Spearhead Numerous Acquisitions

Our business lawyers have recently completed numerous acquisitions for our clients, including: the purchase of the graphics division of a major conglomerate; the purchase of a high-tech division from a publicly-traded Canadian conglomerate; the purchase of an industrial-grade chain manufacturer; and the purchase of a regional delivery company.

tileInventor Licenses New Technology

An entrepreneur invented a new technology for use in the commercial flooring industry. Unsure about how to turn his invention into financial gain, he turned to our business attorneys for help. We assisted him in licensing the technology allowing him to reap the financial rewards of his creation.

chinese flagManufacturer Forms Joint Venture in China

A publicly traded manufacturer and marketer sought to secure an international supply agreement and joint venture in China. We provided legal representation in this international transaction which culminated in creating the joint venture.

contractBusinesses Complete Licensing Transactions and Strategic Product Acquisitions

On an ongoing basis, our clients need to acquire rights to product lines. We have recently assisted clients in acquiring licensing rights and making strategic product line acquisitions for products having gross sales in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Representative transactions involve a broad array of products, from automotive products, and personal protective gear to medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

for saleLaw Weathers Assists Clients In Selling Businesses

Law Weathers & Richardson's business lawyers have recently closed on the sales of numerous businesses for clients, including: the sale of a major West Michigan temporary staffing business; the sale of a West Michigan pharmacy to a publicly-held chain involving securities issues; the sale of an agricultural business to a private equity fund.

carwashEntrepreneur Opens Numerous Car Wash Partnerships

We assisted our client, a local entrepreneur and builder, in negotiating with a publicly traded company to establish numerous car wash partnerships on properties owned by the publicly traded entity.

packageSpeedy Acquisition of Delivery Company

In less than 30 days, our lawyers performed all due diligence, conducted all negotiations, drafted all necessary agreements and closed a transaction that also involved complex financing and security issues in which our clients purchased a substantial West Michigan delivery company.

keysThree Acquisitions For Manufacturer

In a six month period, we closed three acquisitions for a West Michigan manufacturer. The combined value of the acquisitions was well over $100,000,000.00.

chairsCompleted Complex Sale to Foreign Company

Our business lawyers recently completed the multi-stage sale of a foreign and publicly traded manufacturing company.