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Avoid Awkward Auctions: Practical Guidance on M&A Auctions

October 24, 2023 (2 min read)

For both sellers and buyers, the costs of running and participating in a competitive auction can be significant because of the need for financial, accounting, legal, and industry-specific consultants and advisors at each phase of the process. Given the potential for incurring significant costs, M&A counsel can help guide a seller's or bidder's strategy at the outset of the auction process through the submission of final bids and the negotiation of a definitive transaction agreement. Review this practice note to be fully prepared for each step of the auction process.

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