M&A Nugget: Manage It

My October 31, 2018 Nugget discussed Transition Service Agreements, or TSAs, by which the seller continues to manage the operations for a temporary period of time after closing because the parties desire to close the transaction prior to the time the buyer is ready to take over.

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M&A Nuggets: The Drag-Along

In a sale structured as a stock purchase, most acquirors want to purchase one hundred percent of the ownership interests in the seller.  That is why, if a seller has any minority owners, it is important to include a drag-along clause in the agreement among the owners of the seller…

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M&A Nugget: Acquihire

One of the busiest areas of merger activity is in the government contracting sector.  A major subsector of merger activity…

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M&A Nugget: The TSA

As the volume of merger transactions continues to be large and many transactions are being closed in a relatively short…

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M&A Nugget: The Art of Negotiation 

“Unreasonable! Flabbergasted! Absurd!” Words like these, casually thrown about by parties or their advisors when negotiating a transaction can prevent…

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