Category Archives: Mergers & Acquisitions

What are the Essential Elements of a Purchase and Sale Agreement?

{3:30 minutes to read}   So you want to sell your business? Last time, I presented steps to consider when entering into a Merger & Acquisition transaction. I stated it’s common for buyer’s attorney to prepare the initial draft of the … Continue reading

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So You Want to Sell Your Business…What Steps Should You Take?

{3:30 minutes to read}  I’ve represented clients seeking to buy and sell small- and middle-market businesses for over 20 years. Often these clients are first-time sellers and/or buyers. As one can imagine, first-time sellers can feel a certain way about … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your Top Shelf Position

{3 minutes to read}  Richard Kestenbaum’s articles on M&A transactions in the fashion and consumer product industries are regularly published online in Forbes. Richard has been doing mergers, acquisitions, and capital-raising for over 35 years. I always read his articles and … Continue reading

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How Can a Solo Attorney Satisfy All the Clients All the Time?

{3:18 minutes to read}  This was one of many questions I asked myself when starting my solo practice. The answer is they can’t. I am not an expert in all aspects of law, and I can’t answer every client question. … Continue reading

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Is a Letter of Intent Necessary in an M&A Transaction?

{3:42 minutes to read} There’s a debate raging among transactional attorneys about whether entering into a letter of intent (LOI) in advance of negotiating a purchase agreement is a necessary step in the M&A process. An LOI summarizing the basic … Continue reading

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What Does Due Diligence Bring to the Table?

{3:36 minutes to read} DUE DILIGENCE — words that make nearly every junior corporate associate in “big law” quake! Due diligence is a tedious and time-consuming process. Yet, it is a valuable, important and necessary component in every Merger & Acquisition … Continue reading

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