Toby Merchant focuses his practice on business law and transactions including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, debt financings, private equity investment and general corporate governance matters.
In mergers and acquisitions, Toby advises public and private companies in both domestic and cross-border acquisitions and divestitures. In the area of private equity investing, his representation includes advising private equity funds with respect to a variety of investment opportunities. In the area of securities, he regularly advises clients with respect to federal and state securities laws and stock exchange rules compliance, public offerings and corporate governance matters. Toby has served as primary outside securities compliance and governance counsel to several publicly held companies.
He also has experience in the acquisition of financial institutions (in both FDIC assisted and non-assisted transactions).