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Transaction Communications

Transaction Communications
From IPOs and take-private transactions to M&A deals and bankruptcy filings, clients regularly retain Sharon Merrill to communicate their major news to investors and other key audiences. Clients rely on us for a simple reason—experience. Since 1985, we have reflected the vision and goals of our clients in work that has consistently delivered results. Whether it is conveying the value of a key acquisition, reassuring anxious employees or winning shareholder support for a corporate strategy, we understand that every situation is unique.

The Podium

Read more Activists and Boards Share Common Ground

Read more Prepare for Proxy Access Now

Read more Winning the Gunfight

Read more Perfect 10 or Face Plant

Read more Board Shareholder Communications

Read more Proxy Access: Time to Get Ready

Read more Preparing for the Media

Read more Getting Ready to IPO

IPO Program
Starting life as a public company

Investor outreach and media coverage create visibility for a technology company following its IPO. ››

Surviving Bankruptcy
Surviving a bankruptcy

A company’s subsidiary filed for Chapter 11 protection to resolve mounting lawsuits that were threatening overall corporate profitability. ››

Asbestos Liability
Resolving corporate asbestos liability

No longer able to bear the cost of asbestos-related legal claims, an industrial manufacturer pre-negotiated a Chapter 11 plan, including creation of a 524(g) trust, with key members of the plaintiffs bar. ››

Mergers & Acquisitions
Garnering media for a major acquisition

Client sought measurable, effective media coverage for a $400 million acquisition that greatly increased the company’s size and significantly expanded its position abroad.››

Shareholder Activism
Shareholder Support for Acquisition

Client company decided to pursue a merger of equals that was met with resistance by a dissident group of activists. ››

Proxy Fights
Battling for Board Seats

Company is faced with a dissident shareholder group—led by 5% holder—that is attempting to grab board seats at the annual meeting. ››