A number of factors influence whether the fair value of the warrant is recorded as equity or a liability and there are differences in the accounting based on the classification.
By educating purchasing agents and establishing high levels of trust with them throughout the RFP process, you will significantly increase your chances of winning new business.
The purchase price often gets the most focus in an M&A deal. However, there are some unique valuation issues that may be impacted by the structure of the purchase agreement. A few of the key takeaways and suggestions to keep in mind when drafting M&A agreements are…
Nine out of ten people who begin the search to buy a business never complete a transaction. An acquisition is a big investment of your time, money and energy. We’ve put together a visual guide to help you decrease the risks associated with purchasing a business.
Keep in mind that lending money to family members can be a tricky proposition. Before entering into this type of financial arrangement, you should take the time to carefully weigh both the financial and emotional costs.
There is a significant amount of flexibility afforded to buyers and sellers in an acquisition when the target company is a pass-through entity. While there are still differences in the proceeds that a seller will receive depending upon whether a transaction is structured as an asset deal or stock deal, this impact is often significantly less than if the selling company was a C Corporation.
Every M&A transaction has some valuation component to it – specifically, determining the purchase/sale price. There are also “hidden” VALUATION issues that need to be addressed by buyers in accounting for an acquisition such as the purchase price allocation and earnouts.
What are you going to do with the individuals and assets after you purchase them? Hopefully, you have planned this out well before the purchase.
As a company owner or investor, you have made the decision to grow through acquisition. Before traveling down this complicated path, you need to answer some important questions.
After many months of investigation, you’ve narrowed your acquisition targets down to the one company you want to acquire. The company’s product line complements your own and presents tremendous growth opportunity. Everything is running smoothly and you’re building a great relationship. Then everything goes belly up.