Kirkland M&A Update Kirkland & Ellis LLP

M&A Update: Change of Control — Words, and Creativity, Matter

In this issue of Kirkland M&A Update, partners David Fox, Daniel Wolf and Jay Ptashek discuss how the specific terms, words and structure of "change of control" and "anti-assignment" clauses in company agreements and the M&A documents that implicate them can go a long way toward facilitating the ultimate success of a future deal.