Whether you are a prospective buyer or seller of a business, consult with the Minnesota business law attorneys at Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. in preparation for the purchase or sale of a business.
TMB’s attorneys have deep experience in guiding buyers and sellers through the challenges and pitfalls of purchasing and selling businesses, including financing, security and real estate issues. The business attorneys of TMB have represented buyers and sellers in acquisitions, sales, and mergers involving the following industries, both locally and nationally:
- interstate and intermodal transportation
- household goods moving companies
- heavy manufacturing
- software and technology
- insurance and other service industries
- convenience stores
- tobacco and other retail
For sellers, TMB’s business attorneys can help develop a pre-sale strategy that helps maximize value and minimize the chance of post-closing disputes. Strategies include reviewing the ownership and governance framework, entering into employment and non-compete agreements with key personnel, implementing intellectual property and confidential information protection policies, and registering trademarks and copyrights.
For buyers, TMB’s business attorneys can advise on a proposed purchase structure, including terms of purchase, financing and strategies to protect the goodwill of the purchased business.
For both buyers and sellers, TMB’s business attorneys regularly prepare and negotiate:
- letters of intent
- stock purchase agreements
- asset purchase agreements
- promissory notes
- security agreements
- stock pledge and escrow agreements
- non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
- commercial real estate purchase agreements
- commercial leases
- bills of sale
- UCC financing statements
Let the Minnesota business law attorneys at TMB help you buy or sell a business.