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"Closing Time: When the Founder is Ready to Sell"

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

2:00 - 2:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]


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The exit strategy for most start-ups remains getting acquired by someone else. Join us for a program on the special issues that come into play the founders of a privately-held company want to sell out to a private equity firm or a professional roll-up operator.

Join these experts:

  • Brad Finkelstein, Partner, Wilson Sonsoni Goodrich & Rosati LLP
  • Don Harrison, Senior Counsel, Google
  • Armand Della Monica, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Geoffrey Parnass, Partner, Parnass Law
  • Sam Valenzisi, Vice President, Lincoln International LLC

The program will cover:

  • Getting your clients over their fear and mistrust of the process
  • How to handle term sheet negotiations
  • The importance of covering tax issues at the start
  • What to do about non-compete and employment agreements
  • Negotiating deferred sales price issues in the context of an LBO structure
  • Managing conflicts where there are several selling founders
  • How to educate your clients about the key terms of the legal documents

Cost: As 2008 members of DealLawyers.com are able to attend this critical webcast at no charge, you need to renew or try a no-risk trial. The webcast cost for non-members is $595. You can renew or sign up for this no-risk trial online or by fax or mail via this order form. If you need assistance, send us an email at info@deallawyers.com - or call us at 925.685.5111.

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