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Beswick and Wine: Buying and Selling Private Companies and Businesses, 10th Edition

Beswick and Wine: Buying and Selling Private Companies and Businesses, 10th Edition

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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional (formerly Tottel Publishing)
  • ISBN: 9781784517007
  • Published In: February 2018
  • Format: Paperback , 536 pages
  • Jurisdiction: U.K. ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    Structured to reflect the process in practice Beswick and Wine: Buying and Selling Private Companies and Businesses focuses on the key commercial, tax and legal issues that arise from business sales. By addressing fundamental issues from the perspective of both the seller and the purchaser it is a perfect handbook for all those involved in such acquisitions.

    From due diligence through to completion of the share purchase or business transfer agreement Beswick and Wine: Buying and Selling Private Companies and Businesses contains clear, expert advice.

    The 10th edition has been fully revised and updated to include:

    • Latest Companies Act 2006 cases;
    • Tax changes including to entrepreneurs' relief and both corporate and personal taxes and impact on sale of share and sale of assets of a company;
    • Sectoral specific changes such as changes to intellectual property and competition law and impact on due diligence process including EU data protection regulation.

    It also includes checklists, draft enquiries, letters of disclosure and a specimen completion agenda, together with an accompanying electronic download containing all the precedents in the work.

  • Part I The Seller's Perspective 
    Chapter 1 An overview of the sale process
    Chapter 2 Assessment of marketability
    Chapter 3 Preparing for the sale
    Chapter 4 Marketing
    Chapter 5 Negotiation process
    Part II The Purchaser's Perspective 
    Chapter 6 An overview of the acquisition process
    Chapter 7 Acquisition strategy
    Chapter 8 The search process
    Chapter 9 Negotiation
    Chapter 10 Due diligence
    Part III The Acquisition Agreement 
    Chapter 11 General principles
    Chapter 12 Share purchase
    Chapter 13 Business transfer agreement
    Part IV Post-completion 
    Chapter 14 Announcements and notifications
    Chapter 15 Implementing changes to the work force
    Chapter 16 Stamp duty
    Part V Special Situations 
    Chapter 17 Buy-outs
    Chapter 18 Buying and selling technology businesses
    Part VI Precedents 
    Precedent A – Confidentiality letter 
    Precedent B – Data room rules 
    Precedent C – Offer letter: share purchase 
    Precedent D – Offer letter: business transfer 
    Precedent E – Due diligence request 
    Precedent F – Share purchase agreement 
    Precedent G – Limitations on warranty liability 
    Precedent H – Business transfer agreement 
    Precedent I – Disclosure letter 
    Precedent J – Completion agenda 
    Precedent K – Target board minutes 
    Precedent L – Power of attorney 
    Precedent M – Deed of contribution

  • Susan Singleton is a solicitor with her own London commercial solicitor's firm, Singletons which advises a large range of UK and international clients on business law with particular emphasis on litigation, competition law and IP/IT. Author of 30 law books she writes regularly on legal matters for a variety of publications. A frequent speaker she speaks at about 50 conferences a year and has recently spoken in Iran, Dubai, Lagos, Spain and other parts of the EU on contract law issues. In 2010 she acquired four legal publications from Informa - IT Law Today, Corporate Briefing, Finance and Credit Law and International Trade Finance. She practised first at Slaughter and May and Bristows before founding her own firm in 1994. She is Vice Chairman of the Competition Law Association and recently sat on the Direct Marketing Authority for 5 years. A mother of five (her daughters both qualified as solicitors in 2011/12) in her spare time she sings and practises bikram yoga, cycles and swims. She also enjoys her own island in Panama and is Chairman of the Pinner Hill Residents Association. She can be followed on twitter at singlelaw. 

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