When you are ready to buy or sell a company, it can feel like all the pieces are moving a million miles a minute. Whether you are the buyer or the seller, there are a number of considerations to keep in mind when structuring the transaction. In addition, determining the structure may be challenging as the buyer and the seller typically have competing interests. In her article Structuring Your M&A Transaction: Asset Purchase Versus Stock Purchase, corporate attorney Elizabeth Bitar explains some of the chief reasons that the buyer or the seller might prefer to structure the transaction as an asset purchase or stock purchase.
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