The process of buying or selling a business involves several key stages including buyers and sellers finding each other, confidentiality agreement signing, due diligence, drafting letters of intent and transaction documents, closing the deal and post-closing. Having a deep understanding of these steps can lead to a more efficient transaction and better results.
We’ve come to the end of our 7-part series on selling an emerging growth company, and now it’s time to seal the deal. In this post, we explain what you need to know about the final step in the sale.
Legal Considerations for Selling Your Emerging Growth Company Part 6: Negotiating the Definitive Agreement
The definitive agreement in an M&A transaction is the agreement that is binding to the parties. Negotiating its provisions is crucial to avoiding liability. In this post, you'll read about the issues that should be at the top of your mind.
The due diligence process will shape the final terms of the deal and whether the sale of your company will indeed happen at all. In this post, we explain what you need to know.
Legal Considerations for Selling Your Emerging Growth Company Part 4: The Term Sheet or Letter of Intent
A well-drafted and negotiated letter of intent is often the first major step in selling or buying a business, including a startup. We'll explain some practical tips that will be helpful as you begin this process.