Often we are asked what is the best way to manage a due diligence process when acquiring a business. This period of time very critical for the transaction and has the potential to be disruption for both buyer and seller. Below I have outlined some key points to help effectively managing a due diligence process.
When buying a business, deciding on how to structure the transaction plays a very important factor for both buyer and seller. Typically, buyers prefer to buy assets and sellers prefer to sell stock. However, since often each party benefits from the opposite structure, it is important to understand the dynamics of each structure as they relate to both buyer and seller.