M&A & Corporate Law

M&A & Corporate Law


VW is well positioned to facilitate your M&A transaction, from either the buyer or seller side.

Corporate Law

Whether you are interested in starting a business from home or are raising substantial investor capital, Vela Wood has the experience to enable you to grow your business.

From entity formation through exit, we can handle your corporate legal needs. Vela Wood has experience with every stage of the business life-cycle, across a spectrum of industries. Moreover, we are well versed in Federal and State securities issuance and investment advisor registration laws and can help ensure that you and your entity are compliant with the law.

Commercial Contracts

Solid contracts are the foundation of any business transaction. Artfully drafted, the right contract will serve to solidify your position and protect your interests. Here is a small sample of some of the agreements drafted by our attorneys:

  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Bank Finance and Loan Agreements
  • Construction Contracts
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Compete and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Software & Technology Licenses
  • Management Agreements

Moreover, Vela Wood can provide due diligence review of your existing legal contracts. With one of our attorneys drafting or reviewing your contract, you can rest assured that every angle has been contemplated and provided for.



  • Represented a Canada-based purchaser in a $1m purchase of a Texas manufacturing company
  • Represented a Dallas-based VOIP company in a $13m exit to a strategic partner
  • Represented a Dallas-based trash pickup company in a $4m exit to a publicly traded strategic partner
  • Represented Nashville-based Aurisonics, which makes high-end headphones and in-ear monitors, in its exit to Fender
  • Represented a Dallas-based investment group in $8m in acquisitions in the executive leasing space
  • Represented a Dallas-based media company in a $15m acquisition


Selected Offering Exemptions

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