Private M&A (asset purchase)

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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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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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Auction processes play an important role in particular industries, for example, in the private equity industry or in government privatisations, or in large value...

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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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Introduction The following provides an overview of confidentiality agreements in the context of the acquisition of the assets of a business (the business). A...

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Consideration Consideration may be paid in many ways, and it may also be adjusted post-completion as a means of reflecting true value for a buyer. From the seller's point...

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Purchasers and vendors consider a range of issues when undertaking due diligence during a commercial transaction for acquisition or sale of a businesses and its...

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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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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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This Practice Note provides employment lawyers with an introduction to the due diligence process in which they will be involved as advisers to the seller or the buyer...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of exclusivity provisions in the context of the acquisition of shares in a company or the acquisition of a business and its assets...

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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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This Practice Note summarises the legal issues that may arise where there is a gap in time between exchange/signing (at which time the share purchase agreement or asset...

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When acting on a corporate transaction (transaction) a professional adviser, eg financial adviser, solicitor, accountant etc, will enter into a letter of engagement with...

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This Practice Note covers the issues that a public company will need to consider in an acquisition or disposal of assets, in addition to those where both buyer and seller...

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