Purchase / Sale of a Business

Purchase or sale of a business is a complicated process for which experienced legal counsel is essential.  When representing clients in such transactions, our attorneys start the process by learning as much as possible about the buyers’ objectives in the transaction in order to advise him on a comprehensive set of issues ranging from business matters and financial risks to legal hurdles.  Our goal is to identify possible challenges and put safeguards in place to prevent issues that may arise in the future, from negotiations and the due diligence phase to the final closing.

There are two primary methods of transferring ownership of a business, either by sale of the businesses’ assets or by the transfer of ownership of the entity itself: