Confidentiality letter—private M&A (asset purchase)—corporate seller
Confidentiality letter—private M&A (asset purchase)—corporate seller

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  • Confidentiality letter—private M&A (asset purchase)—corporate seller

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Strictly private and confidential

To: [insert buyer name]

[insert buyer address]

Date: [insert date]

Dear [insert buyer contact name],

Proposed acquisition of the business of [insert name of business being acquired]

  1. 1

    Introduction

    1. 1.1

      We refer to the recent discussions concerning the proposed sale by [insert seller name] (the Seller) of [insert description of the business being sold] (the Business) operating under the name [insert name of business being sold] (the Business Name), as a going concern, together with [insert description of the assets being sold] (the Assets) to [insert buyer name] (or a member of its group of companies) (the Buyer) (the Proposed Acquisition). Each of the Seller and the Buyer is a party and together they are the parties.

    2. 1.2

      You have requested certain Shared Data (defined below) to be made available to you, your directors, officers, employees, agents and legal and financial advisers in order to enable both you and them to evaluate the Business and the Assets and to consider and negotiate the terms of the Proposed Acquisition. In consideration for the Seller agreeing to supply,