Buying or selling a business and other transactions

For most people the sale or purchase of a business is an unfamiliar transaction.  The arrangements will be significantly different if it is a sale of shares or just the sale of the goodwill and other assets.  We have many years of experience of dealing with these transactions and can help in sorting out, for example:

  • how the price is calculated and to be paid
  • the giving of warranties and preparing a disclosure letter
  • restrictions on soliciting customers or staff after completion

Businesses often enter into one-off transactions with each other.  This often requires a mixture of experience and imagination to custom build the right document to reflect the transaction agreed between the parties.

Not all transactions need long or complicated documents - we can help advise about what may be appropriate given the need to balance risk and cost. 

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