Occasionally in acquisitions, the Buyer may offer its stock (and cash) as consideration in exchange for the stock or assets of the Target. So essentially, the Target is in effect investing in the... more
eller Beware. Frequently during acquisitions, Buyers try to impose very time-constrained deadlines on a Target Company (the Seller) to close the deal. To meet this deadlines, Sellers must prepare a... more
In a merger, two companies agree to move forward together as a single entity and are combined to form one larger entity. The resulting larger entity often changes its name to reflect the... more
Preparing for a major transaction such as a sale of your company is like preparing to sell a house: youll attract more buyers and obtain a better return if you engage in some house cleaning and... more
In the final segment of this series, well examine a few other considerations when preparing to sell and maximizing the value of your company.
Is it a stock or asset sale?
Is buyer purchasing only... more
Now that youve reflected and understood your own motives in driving the deal, the next step is to recognize why the Buyer is interested in your company. So here are the three most common types of... more
MA activity is heating up again. So over the next few weeks, Im going to discuss some general points that executives, entrepreneurs and business owners should consider as they prepare their companies... more