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RSVP is Open: Intellectual Property In Business Transactions

May 17, 2022

The Critical Importance of Intellectual Property In Business Transactions May 20, 20229am – 10:30am EDTZoom MeetingFREE with RSVP Kathryn Perales of the Calkins Law Firm is an experienced intellectual property attorney who has practiced law for over 20 years in both Ohio and Texas. She has assembled a panel of experts to discuss intellectual property…

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When Conducting An Acquisition Search, Be Both Systematic and Opportunistic

May 10, 2022

It occurs to me that when you search for an acquisition opportunity, it is very important to be both thoughtful and systematic. Take whatever time you need to carefully study and to determine what kind of business you seek to acquire. After a great deal of thought, determine what type of business you seek to…

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The Critical Importance of An Acquisition Action Plan

April 20, 2022

With any business acquisition, we recommend and prepare a comprehensive business acquisition strategy. Tax aspects of a contemplated acquisition should be considered before sending a letter of intent. At the top of the to-do list is a thorough consideration of all tax-related aspects of the contemplated business acquisition. Frankly, consideration of the tax consequences of…

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Finding a Business Acquisition By Creating a Deal Magnet

April 13, 2022

Recently a prospective client approached me for help with a business acquisition he hoped to make.  The prospect had yet to identify a suitable opportunity but knew he wanted to acquire a manufacturing business.  He spoke as well of forming a search partnership to make several additional acquisitions in coming years. I had the sense…

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Buying a Distressed Business Can Be a Good Acquisition

April 6, 2022

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…

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5 Questions to Ask When Thinking About Buying a Business

March 30, 2022

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…

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