Buying or selling a closely held business, writes Jackson Walker’s Byron Egan, “typically revolves around an agreement between the buyer and the selling entity, and sometimes its owners, setting forth the terms of the deal.” From that starting point, Egan has written an in-depth, if not comprehensive, analysis of asset acquisitions, how to structure them, and the full range of rights and liabilities that must be addressed when negotiating a purchase agreement.
Part textbook, part encyclopedia, part history of M&A law, Egan’s analysis is a must-read for anyone involved in the purchase or sale of companies. And at 439 pages, his M&A Agreements: Opportunities And Perils In Asset Acquisitions likely answers the questions you didn’t even know you had. Read the full update here»
Other recent M&A updates on JD Supra:
- IRS Issues Regulations Regarding the Valuation of Stock-based Consideration Packages in M&A Transactions (Morrison & Foerster LLP)
- Top 10 Tips to Consider in a Cross-Border M&A (Dinsmore & Shohl LLP)
- Evaluating Integration of the Compliance Function in Pre-Acquisition Due Diligence (Thomas Fox)