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Dave Kauppi
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Selling a Business Get a Letter of Intent Prior to Due ..

The purpose of a letter of intent is to define the economic terms and conditions that apply to the pending business sale if the due diligence results in no material differences in the condition of ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Reduce Capital Gains Tax in the Sale of a Business

Hopefully, before selling a business, you meet with a CPA or tax accountant and get an estimate on how much of your proceeds will be going directly to Uncle Sam if you pay them in a lump sum at time ..
(June 30, 2008)
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The Owner's New Role After the Business Sale

When economic times are uncertain, business buyers become very cautious about a potential merger acquisition transaction. They attempt to negotiate for a lower price, but they also try to negotiate ..
(March 24, 2008)
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Selling Your Business - Groom or Hire Your Successor

One of the exciting aspects of being involved in Mergers and Acquisitions is that we are constantly learning. One of our most productive classrooms is the buyer visit. In those visits the buyer's ..
(July 16, 2007)
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Business Brokers - Bad Practices From The Big Boys

I sit on the board of directors of the Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries (MBBI). An attorney from a small Chicago law firm was recently elected to the board. In his first meeting he ..
(April 02, 2007)
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Minority Shareholder Squeeze Out

For those that have been a victim of a minority shareholder squeeze out, the experience can be a nightmare. It usually involves the majority shareholder first terminating the employment of a ..
(January 02, 2007)
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Selling Your Business - Prepare for the Buyer Visit

In our mergers and acquisitions we practice a very important event prior to receiving letters of intent; the buyer visit. Don't be fooled into thinking that this is a simple headquarters tour. ..
(January 01, 2007)
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Business Sellers - Beware of the C Corp Asset Sale

We recently completed a Merger and Acquisition engagement to sell our client to a large publicly traded company. Our client had started her company 25 years ago and had set it up a C Corp. She never ..
(January 01, 2007)
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