December 21, 2012

From The St. Louis Business Journal

by Greg Edwards

The St. Louis Business Journal reported on several billion-dollar mergers and acquisitions happening in St. Louis this year. Polsinelli Shughart Attorney Paul Klug was interviewed for the article. Here is a portion of the article.

"The Polsinelli Shughart law firm has been so busy this year that it added 24 lawyers in the St. Louis office, 10 of whom work on mergers and acquisitions. 'We have about 20 deals with an aggregate value of $1 billion that are pending and will close by the end of the year.' Partner Paul Klug said said health care and banking are two of the most active industries."

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About Paul Klug

Paul G. Klug’s practice primarily focuses on general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance and securities. His practice includes the areas of tax, franchise law and real estate. Clients in diverse industries, such as construction, real estate, manufacturing, distribution, retail, and financial services, seek Mr. Klug’s counsel.

Mr. Klug serves as in-house counsel on an outside basis for many of his clients. including C and S corporations and limited liability companies. Mr. Klug provides assistance in general business planning to companies in all stages of existence, from startups to emerging and growing businesses, as well as companies that are downsizing or preparing to sell. Mr. Klug has structured and closed a large number of business transactions with a variety of deal prices and structures involving privately held and publicly traded companies.