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Anatomy of an Acquisition Video 10-Employment and Other Agreements

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 9th of ten videos of Episode 5: Anatomy of an Acquisition, which focuses on employment and other key agreements that are critical parts of the acquisition. Continue reading

Anatomy of an Acquisition Video 9-Reps, Warranties, Covenants and Indemnification

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 9th of ten videos of Episode 5: Anatomy of an Acquisition, which continues discussion of representations and warranties, covenants and indemnification and liability limitations found in an acquisition agreement. Continue reading

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-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

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

Navigating Rough Waters Video 5-Minority Shareholders

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 5th of eight videos of Episode 3: Navigating Rough Waters, which focuses on the perils and complications of having minority shareholders and a case study to illustrate. Continue reading

Navigating Rough Waters Video 4-Owner Disputes, Buy-sell Agreements

Please join Wayne M. Zell, Esq. for this 4th of eight videos of Episode 3: Navigating Rough Waters, which focuses on how to handle and minimize the impact of owner disputes using case studies, and also focuses on the need for buy-sell agreements in succession planning. Continue reading