Purchase and Sale Agreement


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Crossing the M&A bridge is something both buyers and sellers have to do. Learn how to make this process easier on both sides through all...

When Should You Sign a Letter of Intent? When Should You Sign a Letter of Intent? When Should You Sign a Letter of Intent? When Should You Sign a Letter of Intent?


You've probably been told to secure a letter of intent as early as possible from an interested buyer. Well, that might not be the best way...

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There are three facets to due diligence: legal, financial and operational. You likely know all about the first two, but what do you know...

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An overview of some of the top M&A designations, what they entail and how they can boost your career. Let this article guide your...

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There are lots of valuation methods out there, but is any one of them the right fit for you? Here are some options you may not know about...

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Ever heard of NDAs? If you are looking to sell or buy a business, you may be required to sign one. Learn more about these agreements here...

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Every deal has its own unique challenges, but just about every successful deal has three key elements in common. Find out what they are...

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Inevitably, you are going to exit your company. Which exit channel is best for you? This list of 10 exit options will help you decide which...

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Arlin Sorensen shares the wisdom he has gained from doing multiple M&A deals, including how to structure the deal to get what you want and...

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At some point in your business career, you will see a letter of intent. Do you know what you should be looking for? Here's everything you...

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This podcast covers the topic of intention in business: running day-to-day operations, planning for contingencies (including the eventual...

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Erin Weed turned a personal tragedy into a successful business that also promotes social change. If you've ever had questions about how...

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Is an earnout right for your business sale? What should a seller be on the lookout for?

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Reps and warranties can be so ambiguous. Are they the 'fine print' of purchase and sale agreements? We've compiled a list of the most used...

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EY's 2018 FirePower Report has uncovered a lot of trends in the M&A sale process. Bill Casey unpacks the key points of the report in...

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Have you calculated your working capital recently? You may be surprised by what it can tell you and the impact it can have on your purchase...

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You may only do one merger or acquisition in your life, but it will be one of the most important transactions of your life. Here are some...

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In order to make a successful acquisition, you need to consider various risk and complexity categories. This article explores the first...

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This in-depth view of financing business deals is exactly what you need to read, whether you're thinking of buying or selling. With more...