Elliot Nathan: Safely navigating the purchase agreement 'minefield'

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Thinking of acquiring a professional advisory firm or curious about the process? Elliot Nathan outlines how to get what you pay for…

More than ever, professional advisory firms are making strategic plans to emerge triumphant. While previously, we have seen a focus on financial management and contingency restructuring, there has been a clear shift in priorities over the past few months; advisory firms, in particular, are looking to grow, and buying up smaller competitors is one way to do this. If the target business is a company, a popular way of facilitating such an arrangement is via a share purchase or via a business and asset purchase if the target business is an LLP, traditional partnership or even, depending on t...

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