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M&As: Why You Shouldn’t Dissolve the Company Right After Selling

You’ve sold or merged your business, and the transaction has concluded. The next step is corporate dissolution, right? Actually, no. There are a few very good reasons why you shouldn’t dissolve your company immediately after selling it. There is a lot of conflicting advice out there about how to handle wrapping up a business after […]

Merger and Acquisitions: Key Issues in Buyer Non-Disclosure Agreements

One of the first steps to the process of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is introducing confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). This step is crucial in the beginning as it details exactly what information within the buyer and seller exchange should be protected as confidential, thus limiting how the buyer can utilize that confidential information. NDAs […]

Using Escrow Accounts for Smoother M&As

When companies are sold or merged, the ownership and management of assets (whether transferring from one company to another or merged into a new entity) can be complex. The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process involves all tangible and intangible assets, including financial assets. This is where escrow comes into play.  Escrow is a common transactional […]

M&As and Land Sale Agreements: Top Considerations

Mergers & acquisitions (M&As) are complex agreements that can make national headlines when they involve Fortune 500 companies, but they routinely happen among mid-size and small companies as strategic moves for growth. Real estate is often a component of an M&A transaction, as companies being sold may own office or retail space, laboratories, warehouses and […]

Mergers and acquisitions are among the most complicated endeavors your business may be involved in. There are many reasons for this, including that you must determine the right deal structure and purchase agreement terms. The right structure and terms for your company will depend on your goals, how your company is structured, and how you want to manage […]

Mergers and acquisitions are a complex area of business and business law. As such, due diligence is of utmost importance in these transactions. Inadvertent or simple mistakes, issues, or miscommunications during the M&A process could make the entire sale go bad. You can help avoid this in your company’s M&A by preparing for due diligence and enlisting the […]