Business Succession Planning

Anatomy of an Acquisition Video 7-Private Equity, Purchase Price, Earn-out

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 7th of ten videos of Episode 5: Anatomy of an Acquisition, which illustrates a typical private equity acquisition of a privately-held company and discusses purchase price and payment terms and the components of an earn-out or contingent purchase price. Continue reading

Anatomy of an Acquisition Video 6-Due Diligence

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 6th of ten videos of Episode 5: Anatomy of an Acquisition, which continues the discussion of the due diligence process in an M&A transaction. Continue reading

Anatomy of an Acquisition Video 5-Data Gathering and Due Diligence

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 5th of ten videos of Episode 5: Anatomy of an Acquisition, which focuses on the data gathering and due diligence process in an M&A transaction. Continue reading

Anatomy of an Acquisition Video 4-Letter of Intent, M&A Process

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 4th of ten videos of Episode 5: Anatomy of an Acquisition, which focuses on negotiating the letter of intent and the merger and acquisition process. Continue reading

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 3-ESOPs and Impact of Sale on Employees

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 3rd of nine videos of Episode 4: Planning the Exit, which focuses on preparing to sell your business and special issues relating to employee stock ownership plans and the impact of the sale on your employees. Continue reading