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.
An overview of disclosure schedules, including their typical contents and what buyers and sellers think about when reviewing and drafting them.
An introduction to reps and warranties, including those typically made by buyers and sellers.
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.
An explanation of earn-out provisions and why they’re used in M&A deals.
An overview of how these short agreements are used in M&A deals.
Some basic drafting tips to help ensure better first drafts, covering topics such as defined terms, widow and orphan control, and working with precedents.