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Mergers &


From the beginning of his legal career at Baker Botts, LLP in Houston, Texas, a significant focus of Mr. Plott’s practice has been in the area of mergers and acquisitions and he has spoken extensively on the topic at various lectures and seminars. Robert S. Plott has represented clients in both taxable and tax free acquisitions and dispositions, including mergers, spin-offs, asset purchases and stock purchases.

While the majority of M&A transactions he handles range in size from $5 to $50 million, Mr. Plott’s breadth of experience in this area is reflected in his representation of clients in transactions ranging in size from $250,000 to over $5 billion.

Robert Plott has recently represented borrowers and lenders on the following matters:

  • Tax free division and spin-off of business operation

  • Acquisition of Mercedes-Benz dealership

  • Acquisition of Infiniti car dealership

  • Acquisition of Ford dealership

  • Disposition of regional Budweiser distributor

  • Disposition of light industrial business

  • Representation of client in its acquisition ofover 20 separate manufacturing businesses

  • Disposition of the assets, including intellectual property, of a retail business