What is the Best Way to Structure Your Purchase or Sale of a Closely-Held Business?
There are many different options for structuring the sale or purchase of a closely-held business, and determining the best option depends on several factors. The presentation linked below discusses some of the key points to consider when selling or acquiring a business. It also describes some of the most common types of transactions and their respective advantages and disadvantages. Lastly, the presentation looks at certain financing arrangements used in connection with a sale or purchase as well as methods to protect the interests of the parties following the closing of the transaction.
Here is a link to the presentation: http://williamsparker.com/docs/default-source/presentations/legal-considerations-for-structuring-business-sale-or-acquisition.pdf?sfvrsn=4