M&A Basics

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Principal Acquisition Agreements

Acquisition agreements used in M&A deals have a lot in common, but there are also important differences. This course covers the main provisions to help give a general understanding of them all.

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Disclosure Schedules

An overview of disclosure schedules, including their typical contents and what buyers and sellers think about when reviewing and drafting them.

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Caps & Baskets

Sellers in private deals often try to limit their liability with limits and thresholds called caps and baskets. This video describes what they are and how they work.

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Earn Outs

An explanation of earn-out provisions and why they’re used in M&A deals.

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Side Letters

An overview of how these short agreements are used in M&A deals.