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A Primer on Deal Structure and Its Implications on the Sale of a Business

By on November 17, 2017 in Commercial

The success of the sale of a business often hinges on the chosen form and exit strategy, writes Jeremy S. Piccini of Bertone Piccini LLP in an article on the website of NJBiz.

The benefits of pursuing one strategy over another vary depending on the goals of the business owner, but some of the most important factors of each include tax consequences, third-party costs, and the degree of autonomy that the seller has over the future of their business, Piccini explains.

He discusses a few examples of the ideal target purchasers for a sale, including strategic competitors, private equity buyers, and employee stock ownership plans.

Read the article.