Business Purchases, Sales and Transitions
Looking for Investors in Your Company? Get to Know “Regulation D”
Private Placement and Regulation D The Sale of Stock as a Private Placement. Private Placement and Regulation D. These are concepts that apply to the sale of what are known as securities. Sometimes securities transactions are involved in M&A transactions. But for many companies, these concepts are most commonly implicated when looking for investors. When…Read More
What are Mergers and Acquisitions?
What are Mergers and Acquisitions and what should you know about these transactions? What is “M&A”? The term “Mergers and Acquisitions” is broad and encompasses a myriad of transactions and deal structures, including private sales to outside purchasers (e.g. new owner/operator or equity group), internal transitions to key employees or shareholders, the merger of two or more businesses,…Read More
Key Terms for the Business Purchase and Sale Letter of Intent
Typical Terms in a Letter of Intent There are numerous stages in any business purchase and sale transaction. It is a complex and time-consuming process. One of the earliest steps in the transaction process is establishing the fundamental terms of the deal. The typical method of doing so is through the letter of intent or…Read More
The Dental Practice Purchase – A Transaction Snapshot
Each dental practice purchase is a complex process with many stages. Here is a snapshot overview of the key phases. Contact Totman Law today to learn more.Read More
“Due Diligence” in a Business Purchase: What Does It Really Mean?
We’ve all heard the term “due diligence” and understand that it generally means to do your homework and research. What exactly the term really means depends on any number of factors, including the type of transaction, the business area and the industry involved, and the relationship between the parties in the transaction. At its heart,…Read More
Typical Stages of a Business Purchase and Sale Transaction
The exact details and structure of a given transaction will vary from deal to deal. But there are typical deal phases involved in most transactions, each carrying a unique set of challenges and opportunities. The information below is a basic explanation of the common phases, but is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes…Read More
So You’re Graduating Dental School; What’s Next?
That’s a good question. What is next? You’ve just spent several years dedicated to education, learning the ins and outs of dental medicine. Now it’s time to decide how your dental career will start. The good news is that you have options. Associateship. The most common route, taking an associate position with an existing practice…Read More
Three Under-Appreciated Issues in a Practice Purchase Transaction
When purchasing a practice, there is a veritable cornucopia of things to do. Based on the sheer number of tasks to complete to get ready to close, it is easy to overlook any number of potential risks and issues, not realizing the problem until you find closing is delayed or there is a post-closing problem…Read More
Things to Consider as you Prepare to Sell Your Business
The sale of a business can take months, if not years, representing the culmination of all the money, time and effort invested into your business. Despite this simple truth, time and again business owners approach the sale process without a clear plan and without considering the implications of this momentous event. By adopting a proactive…Read More