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This Practice note provides an overview of the agreement for the purchase of some or all of a company's assets (the APA). See Precedent: Asset purchase agreement—long...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the agreement for the sale and purchase of shares in a private limited company (target): the share purchase agreement (SPA)....

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Private M&A transactions, whether they be for the sale and purchase of a company or a business, are concluded by way of an exchange (or signing) of contracts and...

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A business can be acquired by one of two methods: an asset purchase or a share purchase. The two types of transaction are fundamentally different in their nature and...

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There are generally three principal categories of provisions in the transaction agreement (eg sale and purchase agreement) that will need to be considered from a...

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This Practice Note describes the legal and practical issues involved in successfully completing a business acquisition transaction. At completion, title to the assets...

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The following provides an overview of the purpose, nature and scope of the disclosure exercise that is carried out by a seller in connection with the acquisition of the...

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The following provides an overview of the purpose, nature and scope of the disclosure exercise that is carried out by a seller in connection with the acquisition of...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the purpose, nature and scope of the due diligence process that is carried out by a potential buyer prior to the acquisition of...

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Click here to download the latest Mergers & Acquisitions 2017 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered...

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Heads of terms (also known as an offer letter, term sheet, letter of intent or memorandum of understanding) set out, in a short document, a broad outline of the parties'...

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An asset purchase agreement will typically include warranties and indemnities given by a seller in favour of a buyer. Why we need warranties and indemnities The starting...

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A share purchase agreement (SPA) will typically include warranties and indemnities given by the seller in favour of the buyer. Why warranties and indemnities are needed...

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Businesses often do not realise the range of intellectual property (IP) rights they own. This table sets out the main IP types as examples of the sorts of IP assets that...

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