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Helping Businesses Grow And Expand Through Counsel On Corporate Financing And Underwriting

We realize that a company often has to spend money to make money. Maybe it’s acquiring a competitive company or expanding manufacturing capabilities. When you’re trying to build your business, the corporate finance attorneys at Lashly & Baer, P.C. can help with securities counsel and compliance guidance. This ensures you’re complying with the federal and state securities laws that deal with the financing and capitalization of business enterprises.

Our attorneys, including John Fox Arnold and Charles E. Valier, advise on corporate organization and governance. Companies also rely on our firm for guidance for tax-exempt and taxable financing for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, partnerships and others.

The attorneys you work with also serve in various private placement and public offering transactions as bond, underwriters and lenders’ counsel. They even serve as counsel for corporate obligors or real estate developers.

The Lashly & Baer, P.C. securities practice includes the application of federal and state securities laws as well as offerings of both debt and equity securities. This includes interests in limited partnerships and limited liability companies dealing with mergers, private transactions, and acquisitions. We also handle takeovers by means of negotiated transactions, tender offers and proxy contests.

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With offices in St. Louis, Missouri, and Belleville, Illinois, we’re well-positioned to take your call. Contact us online or at 314-621-2939 to schedule a consultation.

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714 Locust Street

St. Louis, MO 63101

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20 East Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220

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