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Earnouts: Negotiating Buyer’s Post-Closing Obligations

Deal Lawyers

This Hogan Lovells memo provides an overview of some of the key considerations for buyers in those deals when negotiating their obligations under an earnout provision. Earnouts are particularly popular as a tool for bridging valuation gaps in life sciences deals.

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Buyer obligations in earnout negotiations

JD Supra: Mergers

Previously in our series, our team evaluated a number of important points that buyers should consider when embarking on a build-to-buy transaction to protect against downside scenarios in those collaboration arrangements. Fortunately, many collaborations do result in an acquiror purchasing the desired asset.


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Negotiate to Succeed!

Benchmark International

Every deal negotiation is different and requires a careful understanding of the seller’s negotiating position. Martin Franz, who leads Benchmark International’s operations in Germany, shares some basic negotiating tips for business owners looking to sell their company.

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Negotiating with a Noob M&A Target? Go Easy on Them, says Delaware Chancery

JD Supra: Mergers

Buy-side executives in an M&A deal negotiate with their sell-side counterparts for months, plying them for information, assessing the seller’s weaknesses and pressure points, and even making informal entreaties when the parties’ standstill agreement says they shouldn’t —all to get the best deal for the acquirer.

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Key Negotiation Points to Consider When Selling a Business

Sun Acquisitions

To achieve this, there are several key negotiation points you will need to consider in the process. This post will explore key negotiation points that will help you navigate the sales process and achieve the best outcome. Valuation One of the key negotiation points you should consider when selling your business is the valuation.

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How to Negotiate the Terms of a LOI for Purchasing a Business


Purchasing a business is a significant decision that requires careful planning and negotiation. One of the most critical steps in the acquisition process is negotiating the letter of intent (LOI). Key terms to negotiate in a LOI to purchase a Business When negotiating the terms of a LOI, there are several key factors to consider.

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Earnouts: Bridging the Gap in Price Negotiation


A powerful tool in negotiating a business’s purchase price, an earnout can bridge the gap between the amount that a buyer is willing to pay and the seller is willing to accept. Negotiations often result in a compromise, such as gross profit. The post Earnouts: Bridging the Gap in Price Negotiation appeared first on IBG Business.