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Preparing for an M&A
By Lisa Thorsen · 5 months ago
To prepare a company for sale, an M&A attorney will make sure corporation formalities have been followed. Business arrangements should be properly documented and proper corporate governance should be complied with. All agreements should be ...
M&A Documents
By Lisa Thorsen · 5 months ago
M&A transactions involve multiple documents. M&A attorneys help negotiate the terms. These documents include: -Letters of Intent -Purchase Agreements -Promissory Notes -Escrow Agreements -Leases -Intellectual Property Transfers -Disclosure Schedules An M&A attorney is usually not ...
Business Formation Featured
By Thorsen Legal · 5 months ago
Our business formation lawyers at Business Lawyer Austin understand the process of forming a new business in Texas. That is to say, we understand that starting a business is an important decision for any business ...
The M&A Due Diligence Process Featured
By Lisa Thorsen · 5 months ago
One of the most important and tedious tasks that a buyer and seller has to complete during the M&A process is due diligence. Overview Due diligence is an evaluation process in which a prospective buyer ...
Indemnification in Mergers & Acquisitions Explained Featured
By Lisa Thorsen · 5 months ago
Seller agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend… Some variation of those words is almost certain to make an appearance in any well drafted purchase agreement. They are boring looking legal words that make your ...
Representations & Warranties: Top Q&As for M&As Featured
By Lisa Thorsen · 5 months ago
Overview Congratulations! You just sold your business and think you are in the clear. You go to cash that big check and spend it all when BAM! You get hit with an indemnification claim from ...
Letters of Intent Featured
By Lisa Thorsen · 5 months ago
A solidified handshake One of the first steps in the M&A process is negotiating and signing a Letter of Intent ("LOI"). Letters of Intent are non-binding statements of understanding between a seller and buyer that ...
Sponsorship Agreements Featured
By Lisa Thorsen · 5 months ago
A sponsorship agreement or endorsement agreement is a contract that allows a company to use a person’s name, likeness and reputation to promote a service or product. The person endorsing the product or service is ...