Drafting Business Acquisition Agreements


Course Date: June 05, 2018

Total: 5h 1min

Welcome and Introduction

Peter H. FinleyFasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver
Geoffrey M. SherrottEdwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Vancouver

Structuring the Transaction and Letters of Intent

  • share vs. asset purchase
  • letters of intent

Geoffrey M. Sherrott — Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Vancouver

Break

Key Points of Negotiation 

  • purchase price
  • holdbacks
  • working capital adjustments
  • earn-outs

Peter H. Finley — Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver 

Q & A 

Peter H. Finley — Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver
Geoffrey M. Sherrott — Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Vancouver

Networking Lunch (Provided)

General Representations and Warranties and Due Diligence 

  • due diligence 
  • reps and warranties 

Geoffrey M. Sherrott — Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Vancouver

Indemnities, Survival Of Reps and Warranties and Limits 

  • survival of reps and warranties
  • indemnities
  • baskets and caps
  • carve-outs

Peter H. Finley — Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver

Break

Miscellaneous Clauses and Closing Issues 

  • non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • employment issues
  • mechanics of closing
  • closing conditions, schedules, and opinions

Peter H. Finley — Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver
Geoffrey M. Sherrott — Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Vancouver 

Q & A 

Peter H. Finley — Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Vancouver
Geoffrey M. Sherrott — Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Vancouver