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.
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