BUYING AND SELLING A BUSINESS IN NEW JERSEY
Bergen County Attorney for Asset Purchase and Stock Purchase Agreements
For many business owners, selling a business interest is the preferred
exit strategy when retirement or new opportunities become an attractive
proposition. Meanwhile, many entrepreneurs would rather take over an established
player in a known market than assume the risk and expense of starting
a new company.
No matter which side of the transaction you happen to be on, our Bergen
County business lawyers can maximize your business interest if you are
thinking about buying or selling a business, or simply your ownership
interest, in northern New Jersey.
Contact M. Ross & Associates, LLC for dependable advice and comprehensive
client services for all your business acquisition or sale transaction needs.
Our attorneys can advise you about the best ways to protect your interests
while advancing the deal through every stage from the initial memorandum
of understanding and
non-disclosure commitments through to closing. At each intermediate stage, our attorneys remain closely
engaged with their client to make sure that the practical and logistical
considerations for the transfer remain on track, even while she's
negotiating, reviewing or drafting the documents that will express your
agreement and define each side's commitments.
If you're selling your entire company or just your interest in a particular
company, our attorneys at M. Ross & Associates, LLC can advise you
about the best ways to structure the deal, whether as a stock sale, a
transfer of your controlling interest, or a sale of business assets. They
will also work with you about meeting your disclosure obligations to avoid
future tax and corporate liability for any risks the buyer might later
claim were hidden or misrepresented. If you have an interest in continuing
with the business as an executive or consultant, M. Ross & Associates,
LLC can make sure that the proper contractual language finds its way into
the final agreement.
The greatest importance to many business sellers is the ability to avoid
committing to a transfer without full assurance of the buyer's capacity
to meet its financial obligations. Unless the buyer is in a position to
pay cash for the full purchase amount, some combination of bank financing,
new investment, or secured financing by the buyer will be necessary to
assure complete and timely payment. Our experienced attorneys can help
you determine the type of financing needed to effectuate the business sale
Bergen County Business Acquisition Lawyer: Call 201-897-4942
For business purchasers,
our law firm can help you with the due diligence necessary to make sure that the financials
provided by the seller are correct and fully documented. We will also
make sure that the business, regulatory tax and legal risks inherent in
the transaction are correctly identified and understood. Our in depth
understanding of non-competition and non-solicitation covenants can also
help ensure that your seller does not emerge as a competitor in your market
before you are ready to meet the challenge.
For comprehensive advice that goes beyond the legal aspects of buying or
selling a business in New Jersey,
contact M. Ross & Associates, LLC in Englewood Cliffs.