Acquire a company

About this business activity

There are a few reasons to acquire a company: get access to its technology/products, eliminate a competitor, or expand into a new market.

Seller's Board Minutes (Share Purchase Approval)

The board minutes for a corporate seller's board meeting approving the sale of the entire issued share capital of a private limited company and execution of the related transaction documents, where there will be a simultaneous exchange and completion, are outlined.

What to watch out for

  • The board should ensure that the sale is in the best interests of the company
  • The board should approve the terms of the sale, including the purchase price
  • The board should ensure that the transaction documents are in order
  • The board should authorize the execution of the transaction documents
  • The board should set a date for the exchange and completion of the sale
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    NDA for International Acquisitions

    This document is a standard form confidentiality agreement (also known as a non-disclosure agreement or NDA) for use in connection with a proposed sale of the entire issued share capital (or equivalent equity interest) or the business and assets of a company incorporated and registered outside the UK, where both the buyer and seller are companies. This agreement is in the form of an agreement rather than a letter.

    What to watch out for

  • Make sure that the agreement is in writing and signed by both parties
  • Make sure that the agreement clearly sets out the confidential information that is being protected and the restrictions on its use
  • Make sure that the agreement is clear on who can have access to the confidential information
  • Make sure that the agreement sets out what will happen if the confidential information is leaked or disclosed without authorization
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    NDA For Proposed Corporate M&A

    This is a confidentiality agreement for the proposed sale of a company's business and assets, where both the buyer and seller are companies incorporated in England and Wales.

    What to watch out for

  • Make sure that the agreement is in writing and signed by both parties
  • Make sure that the agreement sets out the confidential information to be protected and the purpose for which it is being protected
  • Make sure that the agreement sets out the obligations of the parties in relation to the confidential information
  • Make sure that the agreement sets out the duration of the confidentiality obligations
  • Make sure that the agreement sets out the consequences of breach of the confidentiality obligations
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    An exclusivity agreement is a contract between two parties that grants one party the exclusive right to sell or distribute a product or service within a defined territory. The agreement may also stipulate that the exclusive distributor will be the only party allowed to sell the product or service online.

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