Smith Anderson Closes More Than 280 Deals in 2014

Raleigh, N.C. – In 2014, Smith Anderson represented clients in closing more than 280 deals, totaling in excess of $12.8 billion in value, including debt and equity financings, fund formations, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private offerings, initial public offerings, health care, intellectual property, insurance, gaming, real estate, construction, zoning and land use transactions. Some highlights from 2014’s business transactions include:

  • Over 100 mergers, acquisitions and securities offerings totaling in excess of $6.9 billion in value
  • Over 100 real estate and construction matters totaling in excess of $2 billion, including major transportation, public works and commercial development projects
  • Over 80 senior and mezzanine debt financing transactions totaling in excess of $3.1 billion in value
  • Over 60 life sciences and health care transactions and 40 information and materials technology transactions totaling in excess of $3.8 billion in value
  • Counseled the Special Committee of First Citizens BancShares, Inc. in its acquisition of First Citizens Bancorporation in the largest bank holding company merger in the southeast and the third largest nationally
  • Counseled Duke Energy in its $500 million investment in regulated solar power capacity in North Carolina

Our firm is fortunate to have worked on a wide array of transactions with a diverse group of clients. CLICK HERE to view a list of some of our clients and their business transactions completed in 2014.

About Smith Anderson
Founded in 1912, Smith Anderson has grown to become the largest business and litigation law firm headquartered in the Research Triangle region and one of the largest in North Carolina. We provide a full range of legal services to a diverse and dynamic group of regional, national and international companies. Over one hundred years of practicing law has grounded our Firm's culture, informed our perspective and provided us the insight necessary to help our clients succeed. Over time, our core principles have remained unchanged. We remain personally dedicated to the success, prosperity and betterment of our clients, our friends and the communities we serve. For more information, please visit


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