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Critical M&A Contract Terms #10: Motivating the buyer to close

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 13:04
Posted by Jim Perkins, Executive Vice President
Critical M&A Contract Terms #9: Reducing variables between signing and closing

It’s a common misconception that after a buyer and seller sign a contract, everything is set in stone and done. The reality is that the deal isn’t actually closed, yet. After you sign the deal, there may be events out of your control that impact the value or other elements of the deal before... Click here to read more

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Monday, September 21, 2015 - 12:05
Posted by Mark Johnson, Vice President
Critical M&A Contract Terms #8: Ensuring seller control to meet earnouts

As the final agreement is put together, remember that it may include contingent payments, or earnouts. In order to achieve those, you must ensure that you have control over the aspects of the business necessary to hit the goals in question.

 

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 09:32
Posted by John Simpson, Vice President
Critical M&A Contract Terms #7: Avoiding delays due to disclosure schedules

Disclosure schedules, meaning “attachments” or “documents” in this context, always take longer than anticipated—and those delays can kill a deal. ​We recently worked on a pair of transactions where disclosure schedules were critical. One closed and the other did not.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 15:14
Posted by Elon Gasper, Executive Vice President, Research & Technology
Critical M&A Contract Terms #6: Managing potential dissident shareholders

When you seem to be moving smoothly 

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JonScott's picture
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 13:41
Posted by Jon Scott, Managing Director, Corum Group, Int'l

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quotesAs far as the Corum people are concerned, you will find that every single one of them down to the secretary are extremely professional. They know how to deal on your behalf and they are great at negotiating. Ultimately they structured an excellent deal for us. I will say this, would I do another transaction with the Corum people? Absolutely.quotes

Rusty Russ
DTR Software International