Getting to the Heart of It: The Anatomy of an M&A Transaction

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Central Standard Time
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Standard Time

In this session, our panelists gave an overview of the various M&A structures, discussed the ins and outs of an acquisition agreement, and the factors to consider when deciding which M&A structure is best.


  • Understanding the tax implications, commercial issues, and process of a particular deal will be important in deciding what structure is best—get tax experts involved early. 
  • Although there are various structures to a deal, the definitive agreement usually contains certain basic provisions.
  • Market practice is currently trending toward public-style indemnification regimes due to the use of representations and warranties insurance.

For more information on this topic, please contact our participants.