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Buying and Selling Businesses

Our business law attorneys help our clients buy and sell their businesses. Offices in Illinois and Florida.

These business law blog posts focus on topics related to mergers and acquisitions (buying and selling businesses). We help clients with their letters of intent, purchase agreements, due diligence, and closing.

We take a practical approach to business growth and strategy with our clients’ goals and needs in mind.

Serving in Illinois: Oak Brook, Burr Ridge, Naperville, Hinsdale, Lombard, Addison, Downers Grove, Oak Park, Darien, Chicago, Lisle, Westmont, Willowbrook, Clarendon Hills, and the Chicagoland Area.

Serving in Florida: Tampa, South Tampa, New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Odessa, Lutz, and the general Tampa area.

Legal Due Diligence in M&A: How to Do it + Checklist


One of the key aspects to enable a successful business acquisition is conducting legal due diligence, which is the process of examining the target business’s documents and information to identify potential risks. Nearly half of business transactions fail due to issues found during the due diligence process. For this reason, as a seller, it is …

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How to buy a FedEx route?


FedEx, short for Federal Express, is a globally recognized courier delivery service that specializes in small package information, transportation, pickup, and delivery domestically or internationally between the US and Canada.  Did you know that you can buy a FedEx route and benefit from each delivery that you make in your assigned territory? FedEx is one …

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What is an asset purchase agreement?


When buying a business, an asset purchase agreement (APA) is the contract under which a seller transfers some or all the company’s assets to a buyer. This legal document outlines the price, terms, conditions, and warranties of the deal.  With an asset purchase agreement (also known as an “asset transfer agreement”), the company sells only …

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Letter of Intent to Purchase a Business


In the context of a business acquisition, a letter of intent (LOI) is a document that defines the preliminary terms of the transaction and formalizes the intention of two parties to engage in it.  Typically, the letter is created by the purchasing party, who proposes a price and outlines the structure of the negotiation. Although …

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Seller financing: Complete guide for business buyers and sellers


One of the most resorted strategies to fund a business acquisition is using seller financing. Through this method, buyers and sellers can agree to a purchase price more easily, since this type of financing offers more flexibility and better terms than other M&A funding alternatives.   What is seller financing for business? Seller financing, or seller …

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