Launching a hedge fund can be a significant undertaking. By planning ahead, you’ll reduce the risk of potential noncompliance down the road. We'll explain some practical tips that will be helpful as you begin this process.
With the variety of funding options out there, it’s easy to feel confused or overwhelmed when deciding how to go about raising funds. In this post, I’ll explain more about the most common investment structures.
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.
A company in the process of being acquired should protect itself by entering into a non-disclosure agreement with the purchaser. Here are some practical pointers on the top issues you'll encounter.
Legal Considerations for Selling an Emerging Growth Company Part 2: Creating an Engagement Letter with a Financial Adviser
Last month, we began a seven-part series on “Legal Considerations for Selling an Emerging Growth Company,” and, in that post, we discussed six important steps in the merger and acquisitions process that emerging growth companies will need to prepare for,…
Everyone knows that a primary goal for many, if not most, startups and tech companies is to eventually sell the company, even if the founders intend to remain with the company. It goes without saying that selling your company can…