In this AlphaTakes video, Matt Storms discusses the common considerations that drive the decision on how to structure a company sale transaction.
Here are the key takeaways from this video:
- The most common considerations that affect the transaction structure for the sale of a privately held emerging company are taxes, assignment of contracts, seller shareholder approval, transfer of licenses and permits, ability to exclude certain assets or liabilities, and simplicity.
- Which factors are important are often deal specific.
- While no transaction structure is right for all deals, an asset sale transaction is used most frequently in privately held emerging company sales.