This week’s M&A Access features Michael C. Gillette, Shareholder for Polsinelli. Gillette describes fraud carveouts in the context of M&A transaction documents and why sellers should pay attention to them. He also shares some steps that sellers can take to minimize the risk of post-closing fraud claims by buyers.
This week’s M&A Access features Bill McCalpin, CEO and Founder for DealWare Inc. McCalpin addresses the findings and analysis of the “2021 Q2 M&A Market Survey” from April through May. He will concentrate on the current level of deal activity, what industry sectors are the most active relative to the last six months, and much more.
This week’s M&A Access features Peter Pang, Managing Partner for IPO Pang Xingpu Law Firm. Pang illustrates what makes M&A in Chinese markets different than what one might expect. He also highlights how regulations have brought clarity to the M&A world in China and more.
This week’s M&A Access features Brian Wendler, Principal for National Business Valuation Services. Wendler deciphers contingent or performance earnouts, as well as the difference between earnouts and purchase price adjustments. He also defines common financial metrics, including revenue and gross profits.
This week’s M&A Access features Aaron Zeid, Area Senior Vice President for Gallagher Specialty Products, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Zeid surveys the current state of the transactional risk market, highlighting its responsiveness to underwriting the COVID-19 pandemic. He also provides valuable advice on how reps and warranties insurance should be structured to provide the most protection to a buyer.