Business sale and Purchases
BlueKey Lawyers will assist in the sale or purchase of; Retail and wholesale trading, professional services and trade contractor businesses while providing advice on acquisition of entity (shares in the corporate operator) and assets acquisitions. Advice on restraint of trade, protection of goodwill acquired, employees and acquisition of assets held within the business.
BlueKey will co-ordinate negotiations between both parties and ensure that all critical dates are adhered to. A business sale/Purchase can be stressful with conditions such as restriction of trade being key to ensuring the procured business is a success post settlement.
BlueKey can also register your new entity which includes the set up of an ACN, ABN, ABRN and TFN. We consult you on the methods of how the business can be registered and advise on the benefits of multiple structure types. Your solicitor will work with you and your accountant to ensure that all legal and tax obligations are adhered to.
When making decision to purchase a business or sell a business you need Business Lawyers. BlueKey Lawyers will ensure that your transaction is a smooth and stressfree experience. We are experienced business solicitors who will be with you every step of the way.
- Contract Reviews
- Negotiation of Business purchase
- Renegotiation of Lease Agreement
- Assignment of Lease
- Negotiation of assets
- Registration of new entities
- Drafting of trust deeds, Company constitutions and Shareholding agreements
- Drafting of contract
- Advice regarding; Restriction of trade, Intellectual property and goodwill.
- Assignment of lease agreement
- Negotiation of sale and asset distribution
If buying or selling a business, knowing what needs to be done is the first step. We would always recommend engaging a business lawyer or Commercial Solicitor to act on your behalf however the below checklist will give you a good idea on what to look out for in the initial stages.