The Risk Alert!!! The One Off Buyer - M & A Law Firm

A successful business owner will oftentimes get phone calls from parties who are interested in acquiring their business. If the business is large enough (over $5M EBITDA) these calls will be fairly frequent and include a large number ...

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Larry – Much More than Meets the Eye

Mergers and Acquisitions More than Meets the Eye - M&A Law Firm

Are you 85 years old and have 77 marathons under your belt?  You guessed it.  Larry is 85 and has run 77 marathons all around the world in addition to a number of triathlons.  I met Larry as a locker “neighbor” at the gym.  He was a nice, very unassuming guy and, like the rest of us, just trying to gear up for another day at the gym.

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Business owners want to sell their business and not have to look back or worry about past liabilities. Buyers want to make sure they are not acquiring unknown liabilities. This tension may be resolved through the purchase of representation and warranty insurance. Buyers are the ones who generally purchase this type of insurance (80%) versus Sellers (20%).

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Seller Emotions

Seller Emotions - M&A Law Firm

Selling a business that you have owned for several decades or that has been in the family for several generations can produce some pretty strong emotions. Generally those emotions will run the whole gamut from “couldn’t be happier to ...

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Process Means Everything

Process Means Everything - M&A Law Firm

Process means everything. Selling a business is a “process” and not an “event”. We walk you, through the process. Armed with this knowledge, you will be able to more effectively make decisions that will aid in the successful sale of ...

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NFL and Trickle Down

Right Time To Sell Your Business - M&A Law Firm

Football, Trickle Down Economics and When is the Right Time To Sell Your Business? It often times takes more than just reading “between the lines” to get to the truth. We process information in order to make decisions. Having ...

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Means Testing

How Social Security and Medicare "Means Testing" Affects Mergers and Acquisitions - M&A Law Firm

How Social Security and Medicare “Means Testing” Affects Mergers and Acquisitions After recently hearing the comments by Ken Langone, one of the founders of Home Depot, regarding “means testing,” I thought it would be ...

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Management Buyouts

Management Buyouts - M&A Law Firm

CAUTION!! A MANAGEMENT BUYOUT MAY NOT BE THE WAY TO SELL YOUR COMPANY You own your business and have been agonizing over having to go through a marketing and sale process and then not knowing what will happen to your employees.  Then, ...

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Management Buyouts – Overview

Management Buyouts Overview - M&A Law Firm

If a business owner thinks a sale to management is a good idea please have them read this email first. The following represents the tip of the iceberg in what a management led buyout may include: A direct conflict of interest exists ...

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Less Taxes and More Tax Revenue

Less Taxes and More Tax Revenue - M&A Law Firm

The late Daniel Patrick Moynihan once said: “You are entitled to your own opinion, but not to your own facts.”  Many people do not want to take the time or spend the energy to learn the facts, but have no problem expressing ...

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