Butzel Long attorneys featured recently at OESA day-long program on mergers & acquisitions

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys Justin Klimko and Patrick Dreisig were featured speakers on October 5 during a program presented by the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA). The theme of the program was “Automotive M&A: Getting Ready for the Next Wave.” Butzel Long was a sponsor of the program.

Mr. Klimko, president of Butzel Long, co-presented a program with Andy Wilson, national managing partner, divestiture services, Deloitte LLP, entitled, “Money and Borders: Cross-Border Investments in a Changing Global Marketplace.” They delivered a balanced perspective on how foreign buyers are likely to play a major role in this new M&A environment.”

Mr. Dreisig was one of several speakers who offered perspective on supply chain consolidation, capital markets and family ownership.

Justin Klimko

Mr. Klimko has extensive experience in securities regulation, corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate matters, fields in which he has practiced since 1980. Mr. Klimko has substantial experience in securities regulation matters for publicly and privately held companies.

Patrick Dreisig

Mr. Dreisig is co-chair of Butzel Long’s Global Automotive Industry Group and a member of the firm’s Business Law Practice. Mr. Dreisig focuses his practice in general business law and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, recapitalizations, debt and equity finance transactions, venture capital transactions, supply agreements, intellectual property development and licensing transactions, customer and supplier workouts, entity selection and formation, corporate governance and business succession.

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is one of America's leading law firms. With 170 attorneys, it has offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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