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Peter Ferrari


Peter's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), banking, general business, and business succession law.  Peter works to partner with his clients and commits to understanding their legal needs and providing great client service.  

Peter takes pride in providing creative and practical legal advice to his clients, working closely with them to explore business opportunities and mitigate risks.  He acts for entrepreneurs, small to medium sized businesses, as well as financial institutions.  He has significant experience with both large and small transactions, commercial mortgage and construction financing, share and asset purchases and sales, management buyouts, shareholder agreements, and other commercial transactions.  Peter represents institutional lenders on regional and multi-jurisdictional commercial lending facilities, and has negotiated and drafted countless corporate and transactional agreements.  In addition, Peter handles corporate reorganizations and restructurings, including capital restructurings, windups, amalgamations, estate freezes and rollovers, family trusts, and other estate planning matters.

Articles by Peter Ferrari

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    If You’re Selling Your Company, Don’t Get Sandbagged

    Hindsight is 20/20, but for the seller of a business it could be a very costly lesson learned. By the time a seller realizes that his purchase and sale agreement has a flaw in it, he has already paid the price and it is...

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    Earnouts or Burnouts: Don’t Get Burned on an Earnout

    Earnout clauses are becoming more and more common in purchase and sale agreements, especially in a volatile economy or where the target company’s earnings have fluctuated over past years. There are many risks associated with...

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