St. Louis Corporate Attorneys Jefferies, Trelz Named ‘Best M&A Providers’

April 17, 2019 Firm News

Armstrong Teasdale Partners Michael S. Jefferies and Tessa Rolufs Trelz have been named among the “Best M&A Providers” by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. The rankings are based on a poll of readers asking them to nominate the best mergers and acquisitions attorneys in St. Louis.

Jefferies guides public and private companies through all phases of the purchase and sale of businesses and assets. This work includes pre-transaction planning, due diligence, deal and information management, preparation and negotiation of purchase and other transaction agreements, closings, post-closing matters, and business integration. He leads transactions involving equity and assets, mergers, venture capital, private equity and bank financings, joint ventures, and corporate reorganizations and restructurings. Jefferies’ experience extends to the purchase of assets and businesses through managed sale processes as well as in bankruptcy, receivership and other distressed situations.

Trelz has extensive experience as lead counsel in mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industry sectors, most notably financial/payments, professional services and manufacturing. She also handles nondisclosure and noncompetition transactions and distributorships and outsourcing arrangements. Matters range in size and value up to hundreds of millions of dollars. Trelz provides efficient and effective analysis of, and practical solutions to, business-to-business transactional, ownership and governance issues, always keeping in mind her client’s organizational goals, operational priorities and unique industry perspectives.

Jefferies and Trelz are listed in the March issue of the magazine.