Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2012 Chicago
date(s):May 22, 2012 - May 23, 2012
Morgan Lewis partner Micahel N. Peterson will present on "Letters of Intent and Other Preliminary Considerations" for PLI's Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2012.
Presenters will walk attendees through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. Attendees will learn about the special issues that apply when a private equity firm is the buyer or owns the target company, and about the techniques and strategies that are essential to successful negotiations.
Mr. Peterson's presentation will discuss:
- The elements and purposes of a letter of intent
- Advantages and disadvantages in using a letter of intent
- Impact on negotiating strategy and bargaining leverage
- Early deal considerations and planning issues