Buying or Selling your Business

We recognise that buying or selling a business can be a complex and stressful process. We can help both buyers and sellers in this area.

How can we help?

Whether you are a Buyer or a Seller we can advise on how to achieve the best outcome from your point of view.

For Buyers we can:

  • Assist with transaction planning including pre-purchase restructuring and advice on preliminary agreements, including, heads of terms, confidentiality agreements and exclusivity agreements
  • Assist you with meeting the requirements of your lender
  • (If you are buying jointly with another party) draft a joint venture agreement
  • Conduct a legal due diligence review of the target business.
  • Draft the sale and purchase agreement incorporating protections appropriate to the transaction
  • Review the Seller’s disclosures and advise you thereon.
  • Arrange the formalities necessary for completion of the transaction
  • Provide follow up advice and assistance on post-completion issues that may arise.

For Sellers we can:

  • Assist with transaction planning including pre-purchase restructuring and advice on preliminary agreements, including, heads of terms, confidentiality agreements and exclusivity agreements
  • Assist you with your disclosures to the Buyer
  • Review and negotiate the purchase contract
  • Ensure the sale complies with statutory requirements

We can also advise on the transfer of specific business assets such as commercial property, intellectual property and the transfer of employment contracts.

What will it cost me?

We understand how important it is to have absolute transparency on costs. Where possible, we offer competitive fixed fees on a range of our services. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.