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Miller Canfield Presents Strategies in Acquiring Distressed Companies - September 12 in New York City

August 16, 2006

Miller Canfield M&A, tax and investment incentives attorneys present “Strategies in Acquiring Distressed Companies in Michigan,” Tuesday, September 12, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the New York Athletic Club in New York City. Strategic and financial buyers looking at new growth opportunities in Michigan, particularly to acquire financially distressed automotive businesses in Michigan, will want to attend this executive briefing.

Attendees will learn acquisition strategies used to help organizations gain global competitive advantages in acquiring business operations in Section 363 sales, stock sales or other dispositions. Topics such as structuring purchase agreements, obtaining investment incentives including refundable tax credits, no cost financing and tax abatements, Michigan’s unique environmental assessment requirements and dealing with unions will also be discussed.

“Michigan offers opportunities that in better economic times were too expensive or unavailable, especially for companies looking to enter the automotive industry or gain a North American presence,” said Richard Walawender, co-presenter and director of Miller Canfield’s Automotive Group and M&A attorney.

Reservations are required to Sandy Bera at or 248/267-3345. Cost is $150 per person.

The 350-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Saginaw, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Naples and Pensacola, Florida, Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, Poland.