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This comprehensive term sheet, drafted by Atlassian and customisable on the Genie AI platform, aims to remove confusion surrounding the M&A process, particularly for founders who are selling a company for the first time. It contains explanations of key terms to aid transparency and a fair agreement.
By moving away from one-sided, buyer-favourable terms, this term sheet may reduce friction and avoid lengthy negotiations.
Some of the major terms to pay attention to are: purchase price, founders’ roles, stock vs. cash consideration, retention equity, indemnification, escrow and risk allocation.