TITLE

How Buyers Can Get an Edge In Middle-Market Deals

AUTHOR(S)
Elowe, Wayne H.; Hollingsworth II, Michael E.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Dec2005, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses ways for corporate buyers to get an edge in middle-market merger and acquisition deals. Purchase agreements are a good way for buyers to identify and prioritize their key issues, through better-quality due diligence information. The purchase agreement terms are a way for buyers to take a diligent approach to a seller's draft agreement by covering themselves on the important issues and agreeing to the seller's approach on others. Several facets of typical purchase agreements are outlined as critical buyer considerations including purchase price/valuation, representations and warranties, and indemnification rights.
ACCESSION #
19230471

 

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