Selling a Private Company

Once the M&A process starts, you do not want to be addressing issues like improper classification of employees or a patent infringement that you just hoped would go away. In this presentation, Fenwick partner Kris Withrow highlights the process and negotiation strategies that drive value and the key steps and hot-button issues that ensure there are no skeletons in the business that could leave your team or counsel flat-footed.

Topics include:

  • Steps in the M&A process
  • Key Players on Your Team
  • Role of Advisors
  • Types of Acquirors
  • Deal Considerations and Implications
  • Distribution of Proceeds
  • Standard Purchase Price Calculation
  • Transaction Structure
  • Capitalization
  • 409A
  • Impact of Debt on Purchase Price
  • Employee Retention
  • Intellectual Property
    And more…

Prepare for you private company sale transaction. View the full presentation: