Our mergers and acquisitions practice encompasses essentially every form of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions involving buy and sales of assets, buy and sales of securities, and change of control events such as tender offers and proxy contests. Transactions are both domestic and cross-border. LHP represents buyers, sellers, lenders and financial advisors. The strength in our merger and acquisition practice is the ability to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to these transactions by covering mining, energy, corporate, intellectual property, labor and financing expertise, not only at the due diligence stage, but also the agreement and closing stages of these transactions. We offer specialized expertise in regulated industries such as mining, energy and Healthcare only serves to expedite these transactions. In Mining; however, we have been involved in the acquisitions of several coal mining companies.