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5 Management Responsibilities that Aid the Sales Process

Maintaining an honest dialogue with members of all management team positions during the negotiations can help lead to a successful outcome.

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Purchase Agreement Essentials: Boilerplate Provisions Terminology

In a purchase agreement, boilerplate provisions clarify the terms of the contract, who has contractual rights and how disputes are handled.

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How to Conduct Due Diligence Before Buying a Business

The process of due diligence before buying a business includes legal, financial and operational considerations. Know what to look for and get ahead of the game.

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When Does an Asset Acquisition Become a De Facto Merger?

Asset acquisitions are presumed to be free and clear of claims against the seller. But liabilities can pass to the buyer, resulting in a de facto merger.

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How to Attract Private Equity Buyers

Private equity buyers have priorities distinct from strategic buyers. Sellers make a private equity transaction more appealing by thinking like a PE buyer.

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Asset Sale or Share Sale: Which Seller Approach Should You Use?

An asset sale and a share sale have different implications for buyer and seller regarding taxes, liabilities and more. Learn the pros and cons of each.

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An Outside Director’s Considerations for Acquisition Due Diligence

Don’t be tempted by shiny object syndrome. Directors should conduct acquisition due diligence using these questions.

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Pandemic Leads to Rising Lumber Prices in 2021: What It Means for Homeowners

With more people working on home projects during the pandemic, demand for lumber has led to rising lumber prices and industry shifts.

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Comparing multiple offers in a business sale

How Do I Evaluate Multiple Offers in a Business Sale?

Comparing multiple offers in a business sale is not always an apples to apples comparison. Consider buyer intent, complex provisions and, ultimately, your goals.

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How to sell a small business

Banker, Broker or Sell it Yourself: Choosing the Right Method to Sell Your Company

If you don’t know how to sell a small business, you may find resources and expertise in an investment banker or broker, but it can come at a cost.

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