Business Planning

Anatomy of an Acquisition-Overview and Negotiating the deal

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 1st of ten videos of Episode 5: Anatomy of an Acquisition, which focuses on an overview of the acquisition process and the art of negotiating the deal. Continue reading

Pre-Exit Planning Video 9-More Diligence

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 9th of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on diligence and acquisition aspects of intellectual property and trade secrets, real estate, tax and accounting and financial reporting matters. Continue reading

Pre-Exit Planning Video 8-Corporate Clean-up

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 8th of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on various aspects of cleaning-up your corporate governance, employment, contracts, and benefits matters. Continue reading

Pre-Exit Planning Video 6-Assembling the Team

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 6th of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on assembling the M&A team. Continue reading

Pre-Exit Planning Video 4-Earn-outs and Contingent Purchase Price Adjustments

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 4th of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on the use of earn-outs, contingent purchase price adjustments and other creative ways of structuring acquisitions and pre-sale transactions. Continue reading

Pre-Exit Planning Video 2-Family-owned business issues, Management Buy-outs

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 2nd of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on preparing to sell your business and special issues relating to family-owned and closely held businesses, who might be the potential buyers of your business and management buy-outs. Continue reading

Pre-Exit Planning Video 1-The Team and the End Game

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 1st of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on preparing to sell your business and assembling the “dream” team to help prepare for and negotiate an exit transaction for your business. Continue reading

Navigating Rough Waters Video 8-Non-compete Case studies

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 8th of eight videos of Episode 3: Navigating Rough Waters, which focuses on case studies to illustrate the benefits and issues relating to non-compete agreements and other protections from errant employees. Continue reading

Navigating Rough Waters Video 7-Failure Mitigation Strategies and Protecting from Employee Theft

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 7th of eight videos of Episode 3: Navigating Rough Waters, which focuses on strategies to mitigate and minimize business failure, and ways of protecting business from employee theft and misappropriation of company secrets. Continue reading

Navigating Rough Waters Video 6-Phantom Stock, Stock Options and Other Alternatives

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 6th of eight videos of Episode 3: Navigating Rough Waters, which focuses on alternatives to having minority shareholders by using synthetic equity in the form of phantom stock or stock options. Continue reading