BLP3 Buying and Selling a Business

BLP3 Buying and Selling a Business

Overview

This subject focuses on the acquisition of a business by way of acquisition of the assets of the target business from the perspective of both the buyer and seller. Transactions of all sizes and complexities are considered.

Specifically, the subject:

  • identifies the appropriate questions to ask the buyer or seller to determine the scope of the transaction
  • explains transaction structures and consider financing options
  • explores preliminary agreements with a focus on memoranda of understanding
  • explores preliminary agreements with a focus on memoranda of understanding
  • provides a practical understanding of the issues to be considered when conducting due diligence
  • covers searches and inquiries relating to asset title
  • identifies key terms required in asset sale and purchase agreements
  • explains the operation of clauses in the New South Wales standard contract for the sale of business, and
  • explains the importance of completion checklists.

Outline

Topics:

  • Preliminary issues
  • Preliminary agreements
  • Due diligence
  • Understanding documentation
  • Drafting and negotiating an asset purchase agreement
  • Subject matter of a purchase
  • Completion
  • Dispute resolution and remedies


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