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Craig M. Carpenter

About Craig M. Carpenter

Craig M. Carpenter currently serves as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, North America and Global Mobility and Services of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), a leading global provider of technology, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions. Craig joined Ingram Micro in 2012 through its acquisition of Brightpoint, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: CELL), a leading global provider of wireless device lifecycle services. With Brightpoint, Craig served as Brightpoint’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to joining Brightpoint in 2000, Mr. Carpenter worked in private practice in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate, business, finance and real estate transactions, and creditors’ rights. Mr. Carpenter earned his B.S., Business (Finance-Real Estate), and J.D./M.B.A. degrees from Indiana University.

A building frame, symbolizing the 5 Legal M&A Deal Structures in business

A Visual Guide to the 5 Legal M&A Deal Structures 

There are five basic M&A deal structures, including four share acquisition methods and one asset acquisition method. What are the benefits of each structure?

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