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Articles tagged: Selling Your Business

two puzzle pieces poised to connect, representing a de facto merger

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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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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Reps & Warranties Insurance: How Does it Protect the Sale Process?

Representations and warranty insurance can speed things along when selling your business, avoiding getting backed up in an escrow nightmare.

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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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Determining Value — Choosing a Business Appraiser

Don’t Leave Business Valuation to Chance Valuation is the process of determining the worth of an entity or item. According to Erin Hollis, “A valuation can be as loose as a guess, […]

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Letter of Intent: The First Step Toward Purchase

The letter of intent to purchase or acquire a business is the first step in the M&A process. As a seller, these are the terms to look for in an LOI.

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Strategic vs. Financial Buyers Distinctive Ways of Acquiring Businesses

Strategic vs. Financial Buyers: Distinctive Ways of Acquiring Businesses

As a business owner who is considering selling their business, you should take time to carefully understand the types of buyers, whether they are strategic or financial, in order to get the best outcome.

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‘Housekeeping’ Tips to Consider In Order to Maximize Business Value Before You Sell

‘Housekeeping’ Tips to Consider In Order to Maximize Business Value Before You Sell

Are you considering selling your business? Here are some tips to help maximize business value. Find out the questions you should be asking about your business and how you can minimize risk.

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Planning and Staging a Company for Transition

How do you prepare your company for a transition? Thinking ahead before you sell your company or pass it on to a family will help maximize your profits and prepare your business for the change. Discover what you need to know before developing a business transition plan.

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