Benjamin Gould represents corporations and financial institutions in M&A, financing transactions and corporate law matters. He offers extensive experience in complex cross-border transactions, and has negotiated and closed deals ranging from hundreds of millions to billions of dollars in value over the course of his career. Accessible, diligent and patient, Ben is personally committed to helping his clients achieve their business objectives both in the U.S. and abroad.
Ben’s experience includes advising foreign and domestic public and private companies on domestic and international acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, joint ventures, inbound and outbound investments, financing matters and governance issues. He prepares and negotiates acquisitions, joint venture agreements, investment deals, financing agreements, letters of credit, intercreditor agreements and security arrangements. Ben has served clients from a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, software, technology services, distribution and other general services.
An Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Star” from 2012 to 2016, Ben works with a diverse group of clients primarily from Europe and Japan. He is highly skilled in navigating foreign businesses through the domestic M&A process. Notably, Ben is well-versed in the issues foreign acquirers face when doing business in the U.S., particularly when integrating their international operations with their acquired U.S. business.