By Marc Empey
Buyouts and LBOs tend to come from one of three groups; current management (of the company in question), another company, or a private, non-public equity firm.
Analysis of IP valuation may not be correct because the analyst may lack experience and understanding of the legal issues in connection with assets. Even when market comparables are provided, comparable contacts should be adjusted to show the differences among various transactions, and the variances in the intellectual property or intangible assets.
Progressive corporations have realized that a merger is not only dependent on the combination of the two companies’ assets, but also of the cooperation of their employees and human resources. Given that the demand for capital, heavy regulatory burdens, and shifting models of compensation, a business has financial challenges they face when completing a Merger and Acquisition.
There is probably no greater overlooked sector of real estate investing than investing in raw, vacant land. If you are investing in raw land, you should be aware of how to do so effectively. You should first be aware that the rules regulating raw land investing are different than the rules regulating a standard property acquisition.
With the current financial conditions that are prevalent today, more and more companies are moving into the direction of mergers and acquisitions. Middle market companies, in particular, seem to carry out these much more than larger companies, as it usually helps them grow and develop. Often, these mergers and acquisitions are part of their development strategy. Continue reading
What is Probate?
The term ‘probate’ means ‘proof.’ The term probate in the legal system is proof that the will is ironclad in a court of law. A separate court, called probate court, examines the will to determine how ironclad it is. Strong wills divide assets based on what the deceased wanted. Wills with loopholes, no wills, or wills that excludes assets will follow the rules based on state probate laws. Continue reading
Disputing over real estate related issues with the intention of resolving the matter in court is real estate litigation. Issues surrounding real estate issues range from contract issues to policy quarrels to law violations. All receive resolution through real estate litigation. Compensation ends with a cash/asset settlement or a cash/asset judgment. Continue reading
Everyone from real estate brokers, agents, contractors, developers, and property owners rely on the general counsel we provide for real estate issues. Such litigation is often necessary for property disputes because they involve a lot of money and such contention can last a long time, with far-reaching effects. Continue reading
A new business partnership is an exciting endeavor because of the possibilities and potential for success in the future. But the belief that all good starts will last forever is a misguided business practice. It is always important to prepare and be aware of possible conflict to avoid business litigation. Continue reading
A mediation lawyer may be the best option in certain court cases that are expected to be contentious. Many people are unaware of this process. This type of legal mediation is generally far less expensive than going to court. Mediation is designed to deal with those cases involving:
Mergers and acquisitions transactions can be arduous and weighty matters for the buyer. In order to preserve your company, you must go through the process of due diligence. Read on to understand due diligence practices. Our Palm Springs mergers and acquisitions lawyers can guide you through the process easily. Continue reading
The DOJ, the Department of Justice section of financial crimes, the FDIC and other aspects of federal regulation, have made strides in cracking down on money laundering. There are still issues that exist, and enforcement remains a challenge. Here is a brief overview of how this all pans out in the day-to-day life of financial liability and the enforcement placed on compliance officers. Continue reading
Business owners who want their company to experience success need to establish four essential things. Their company must provide a product or service that people need or desire. Second, their product or service must be effectively marketed to their target audience. Continue reading
Mergers and acquisitions help to provide and reveal extra development and benefit openings. Business visionaries regularly utilize mergers and acquisitions as an exit strategy and it is vital in deciding their definitive achievement and budgetary autonomy. It should be noted that things don’t generally go smooth in the execution of mergers and acquisitions and now and then it is a total disappointment. Continue reading
California is a word with multiple meanings. To some people, it is the epitome of the west coast. To others, it is Hollywood. To them, it is the city of dreams. Last but not least, California is a huge land mass. It is one of the largest states in America. With that being said, this state has several land laws set forth that prevent the exploitation of its resources. A simple land law is taken seriously in this state and can affect the state’s millions of residents. Therefore, zoning laws have to be concise and straightforward. Continue reading
Whenever you are looking to start up and organize a business, it is important to know about all of the legal procedures that must be followed. These procedures must be followed so that you can keep your corporation valid and in good standing. If any corporation or limited liability company goes out of business, the last thing that any owner will want to do deal with is a considerable amount of business debts. Business owners that are not careful can face considerable consequences such as being sued and otherwise liable for the business debts. Continue reading
Mergers and Acquisitions are undertaken by companies to achieve growth and efficiency. The M&A strategies allow higher profits for a business than just organic growth. A study showed companies who use M&A strategies have a shareholder return that is 4.8 percent. Companies not using these strategies have shareholder returns of 3.3 percent. This has caused corporate players to see the disruption as a tool and they are capitalizing on the competitive markets opportunities Continue reading
Estate planning involves a transfer of wealth in families between generations. This is often a contentious and complicated process because no one relishes speaking of their own death, and how to disseminate their personal property among loved ones. This leads parents to make these decisions without involving their children or heirs so as not to burden them with such a morose topic, but this causes confusion, disputes and litigation against other family members and even personal attorneys. Continue reading
Depending on your business and financial plan, one of the best ways to execute a successful exit strategy is having your company absorbed in a merger and acquisition (sometimes referred to as M&A). For many entrepreneurs, the true mark of success is having your company acquired for a substantial profit by a larger firm. Unfortunately, the path to mergers and acquisitions can have a number of pitfalls, and therefore it is important to have expert guidance. Continue reading
Our Palm Springs mergers and acquisitions firm helps clients through complicated business transactions and difficult financial times. If yours is a nonprofit organization, our attorney can help you form a nonprofit organization, receive charitable donations, supervise and record endowments, and file tax forms. Our attorney can help you merge nonprofits and remain compliant with stakeholder guidelines. Continue reading
All of your belongings constitute your “estate.” These include your portable belongings (i.e. clothing, automobiles and cash) and your fixed property (i.e. land). When you die, all of your belongings will be placed in an estate for distribution. Therefore, you might want to contact a Palm Springs estate planning attorney to ensure that your children have a positive future. Continue reading
Contracts are one of the most important elements of the business world. They ensure that both a business and their clients understand their obligations and have their rights protected. While a promise and handshake may work for an agreement between friends, it is simply not enough for any kind of serious business relationship. To protect your business, here are some simple tips about contracts:
When expansion occurs in cities, governments must have the ability to use private land. Without this ability, the government would be unable to provide for society’s needs. This right to procure the land is referred to as eminent domain. This right comes from the constitutions of both state and federal law. Adequate compensation must be given to the owner of the property used.
A leveraged buyout, also known as a LBO, is a strategy tactic from big investment companies that allows them to use borrowed funds to pay monetary responsibility for their acquisition. They also use debt to finance their aggressive business deals using items that include junk bonds, traditional bank loans, and other similar sources. Continue reading