6 Tips for a Less Stressful Small Business Acquisition

Buying or selling a small business can be a stressful, complex, and time-consuming process. Here are 6 tips that can make the process go smoother. Seek professional guidance. A qualified third party, such as an attorney, broker, escrow agent, or some… Read More
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Categories: Acquisitions

A ROADMAP FOR SMALL BUSINESS ASSET PURCHASE AGREEMENTS

Asset purchase and sale transactions may be complicated, with hundreds of pages of contracts, schedules, exhibits, and appendices. Or transactions may be relatively short, with just a few key documents. Either way, each acquisition is unique and vari… Read More
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RED FLAGS IN ACQUISITION TRANSACTIONS

Generally, small business acquisition transactions can be separated into two buckets: Bucket One. From start to finish, the transaction stays the course. There are some hiccups along the way but the parties (including the attorneys – gasp!) all… Read More
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Common Acquisition Contracts

Small business owners are often surprised at the number of contracts necessary to close a business acquisition. While each transaction is unique, here are some of the common legal documents negotiated: Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA): A mutual NDA allo… Read More
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Categories: Acquisitions