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With any business acquisition, we can recommend and prepare a comprehensive business acquisition strategy. At the top of the to-do list is a thorough consideration of all tax-related aspects of the contemplated business acquisition. This consideration should precede drafting a letter of intent. Over the years, I have observed that many clients will proceed to draft…Read More
For some buyers, but not most, buying a distressed or troubled business can be the right move. Buying distressed businesses is a risky acquisition strategy – but with potentially great rewards. Recently a client of mine bought a business that was so troubled that it had been shut down altogether and “mothballed.” My client knew…Read More
It occurs to me that when you search for an acquisition opportunity, it is very important to be both thoughtful and systematic. After a great deal of thought, determine what type of business you seek to acquire and why acquiring such a business makes sense for you. As part of this process, I recommend creating…Read More
Ben Calkins of the Calkins Law Firm, Ltd. moderates a panel of experts to discuss the deal market right now, opportunities currently available, and the challenges of getting a deal closed in this environment. Hear from our panel of experts on the state of the mergers & acquisitions market. Followed by Q&A and networking breakout…Read More
I have assisted with many business acquisitions over my decades practicing business law, most of it focused on business transactions. Along the way, I have helped literally dozens of clients and budding entrepreneurs acquire their first businesses. In most of these cases, I also helped the client identify the acquisition opportunity. I list below a…Read More
I recommend that letters of intent, and term sheets, that cover all of the major business points concerning the contemplated transaction, be sufficiently detailed. Why? Because unless there is a fundamental agreement regarding the important business points between or among the parties to the transaction, there is little to no legitimate reason to invest additional…Read More
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