Purchase or Sale of Business

Purchase Or Sale Of A Business

Whether you are purchasing, financing or selling a business, you will be involved in an important and legally complex transaction that must be handled with expert care and good advice from start to finish. I will work carefully with you, your accountant and your banker to protect your interests at every stage of the transaction.

Let me answer your questions, provide advice and make sure that your transaction is thoroughly documented and is completed properly and as smoothly as possible.

Safeguarding Your Interests During The Transaction

Depending on your needs, my services as your lawyer may include:

  • Letters of intent

  • Share purchase or asset purchase agreements

  • Franchise agreements (and whether these are in your best interest)

  • Reviewing financial statements

  • Assisting and coordinating with your accountant regarding tax issues
  • Advising you about your legal obligations in areas such as:
    • Corporation law
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Employment issues
    • Licensing
    • Commercial leases
    • Environmental obligations
    • Dealings with governments
    • Intellectual property

  • Protecting your family’s interests

  • Protecting you from personal liability

  • Helping you maintain your business reputation and relationships

  • Handling commercial real estate purchases and sales, commercial real estate and equipment financing, and commercial leasing

  • Handling all aspects of business dissolution and winding up your business

  • All aspects of closing the business transaction you have undertaken