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Back to the Basics: Assessing Proper Deal Structure

September 12, 2023 (2 min read)

M&A practitioners will often navigate a client through the strategic and legal considerations of possible acquisition structures. Factors such as successor liability, owner approval, and tax all drive deal structuring questions. Often, the deal parties want to structure the deal to maximize the potential benefits for both sides. Review this practice note for a summary of the salient benefits and drawbacks of three deal types—asset acquisitions, stock acquisitions, and mergers.

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