Mergers and acquisitions, or the buying and selling of businesses, is a complex process that requires the coordination of lawyers, accountants, investment bankers, lenders, consultants, and your business team. Keeping all of those oars in the water and rowing together toward your goal is one of business lawyer Steve Sneiderman’s strengths. He has vast experience representing both buyers and sellers in a wide variety of deal structures and understands the unique issues and concerns of each party.
Acquiring a business
Buyers use mergers and acquisitions as a way to grow their business rapidly, whether through adding new products or territories or simply more customers by acquiring a major competitor. If you are the acquiror, Steve can guide you through an effective and efficient process that includes:
- Due diligence
- Letters of intent
- Negotiating and drafting the acquisition document
- Negotiating and drafting the related financing documents
- Preparing management employment agreements and other documents required for closing
- Coordinating the closing
Selling a business
Sellers are looking to exit their business and fulfill their dream of financial success and liquidity. Steve can help you prepare for your exit long before the actual process, which includes most of the elements listed above for acquiring a business.
Once it begins, Steve can help sellers navigate the challenges that confront every deal and keep the deal on track for closing at the original negotiated value.
In addition to providing his own valuable mergers and acquisitions expertise, Steve draws on a powerful network of experts compiled during his two-plus decades of practice in this area to ensure his clients receive the best guidance. Contact him today to discuss your mergers and acquisitions legal needs.