Practice Groups

Business and Finance Group

Horwood Marcus & Berk's Business and Finance Group represents predominantly privately-held middle market companies and entrepreneurs who value having a counselor as a business partner.

The partners and seasoned associates of HMB's Business and Finance Group provide a high level of service to middle market businesses by working directly with the clients to achieve the best results for their business.

AREAS OF FOCUS

To help middle market companies and entrepreneurs reach their business goals, the Business and Finance Group provides a depth of strategic commercial counsel, including:

  • General Counsel Services: structure, day-to-day
    operations, shareholder issues and employment issues
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: purchases, sales, joint
    ventures, and alternative business structures
  • Finance

INDUSTRY CONCENTRATIONS

The Business and Finance Group at HMB represents clients in a wide range of industries, with concentration in the following fields:

  • Automotive Manufacturing & Dealerships
  • Banking
  • Broadcast Media
  • Construction
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Entrepreneur/Start-Up Companies
  • Financial Services
  • Food/Beverage Services & Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Leasing Companies
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Mortgage Companies
  • Not-For-Profit Organizations
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail
  • Service Companies
  • Specialty Finance
  • Telecommunications
  • Trading Companies

UNIQUE DELIVERY

The Business and Finance Group is uniquely positioned to counsel middle market business. We are committed to maximizing the value of our legal services by truly understanding our client's unique business needs, including its industry, management team, legal and operational structure, communication style, priorities and goals. The Business and Finance Group is committed to learning a client's business, and with this foundation of business knowledge our attorneys can ensure that the client will receive practical, targeted advice.

ABILITY TO BRING IN AND MANAGE ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONALS

In delivering a complete solution to a client, the attorneys in the Business and Finance Group will oversee a dedicated team of professionals to service the legal needs of the business. By maintaining a consistent professional team, our Business and Finance Group leverages the institutional knowledge gained from truly understanding a client's business. The Business and Finance Group also works with the other members of a client's business team, such as accountants, bankers, and advisors, to ensure the best solution for a client.  Furthermore, HMB's Business and Finance Group has an extensive network of business professionals and are prepared to bring in additional support when necessary in order to ensure that all client needs are being met.

HMB BUSINESS AND FINANCE GROUP'S UNIQUE PLACEMENT

Small Firm

HMB Business and Finance

Large Firm

No depth

Depth

Depth

Operations knowledge

Operations knowledge

Matter knowledge

Nimble

Nimble

Cumbersome

Cost-effective

Cost-effective

Premium fees

Entrepreneurial

Entrepreneurial

Bureaucratic

Personal relationships

Personal relationships

No personal relationships

Limited experience

Experience in many areas

Experience in many areas


  

 

Industries Served

  • Automotive Manufacturing & Dealerships
  • Banking
  • Broadcast Media
  • Construction
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Entrepreneur/Start-Up Companies
  • Financial Services
  • Food/Beverage Services & Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Leasing Companies
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Mortgage Companies
  • Not-For-Profit Organizations
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail
  • Service Companies
  • Specialty Finance
  • Telecommunications
  • Trading Companies
 

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