Breathe Easy Post-Closing? Not So Fast

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 8:38 PM EDT) -- A closed deal isn't a done deal. It's something every deal maker knows, but it bears repeating as M&A activity picks up, and a study released Tuesday shows that a growing chunk of transactions are running into issues long after the ink has dried.

Overall, 67 percent of deals last year tracked by Shareholder Representative Services faced post-closing claims from buyers or third parties, up from 56 percent two years ago. The average deal drew 3.6 claims, targeting things like price adjustments, hidden tax liabilities, invalid intellectual...
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