Greg Hidalgo has extensive experience counseling and providing innovative and client-centered solutions for publicly held and privately owned clients, routinely offering value-added, strategic advice regarding complex matters, in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, corporate governance and other corporate-related matters. He also counsels clients in corporate finance and capital market transactions. In The Legal 500, Greg was described as "superior" by his client. Following an acquisition, one general counsel of a private equity owned client stated, "It was a fantastic client experience… Not only is Greg a great lawyer and a former accountant, but he also has a great business acumen."
Greg represents clients in a variety of sectors, including private equity, manufacturing, health care, technology, consumer products, food and beverage, restaurant, retail, energy and telecommunications, giving him a unique awareness of the business challenges that clients face.
Greg began his career as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young LLP, where he worked from 1987 to 1990. He regularly utilizes his financial experience when representing clients.
Greg speaks frequently on various hot topics at conferences and on webinars, including issues such as negotiating the fraud exception, the black art of winning M&A auctions, transitioning closely held businesses, trends in international business transactions, and "hot M&A" topics. He was involved in the transaction named "Number One M&A Deal" by the Dallas Business Journal "M&A Deals & Dealmakers" in 2010.