Purchasing an existing business can be an exciting process. That enthusiasm can be tempered, however, by the host of legal issues that will arise when you purchase a company built by others. Similarly, the sale of a business can bring up many questions.
HIGH QUALITY LEGAL SERVICES
At Carlyle Peterson Lawyers LLP (“Carlyle Peterson”), our lawyers will help you to identify potential legal roadblocks when Buying or Selling a Business, and will offer solutions to overcome them. We will help you navigate issues including:
- Structuring of the transaction
- Financing and corporate structure
- Sale of all assets or retaining of some assets
- Purchase of assets or shares
- Status of employees
- Third-party consent to transaction, including landlords and franchisors
- Environmental and regulatory issues
From our London office we help clients throughout Ontario as they take the initiative to take over an existing company, or as they seek an exit strategy from their business.
The London Business Purchase lawyers at Carlyle Peterson offer solutions to your legal needs, and will give you the tools you need as you move ahead with your evolving role as an entrepreneur.
LEGAL ADVICE FOR THE BUYING AND SELLING OF UNIQUE BUSINESSES
We are able to help you with the Purchase or Sale of Businesses with specific legal issues, such as professional corporations, which may include the transfer of assets related to medical, dental or other professional corporations, or a business which is connected to a brand chain or franchise. If you are a partner in an existing business and interested in buying its assets or buying another partner’s shares, we will walk you through the situation and your legal options to meet your business objectives.
CONTACT LONDON PROFESSIONAL CORPORATIONS SALES LAWYERS
Buying or Selling an existing business involves legal issues distinct from business formation. Speaking with a legal team with a history of helping clients through the purchase and sale of a company can help you avoid legal conflicts. To speak with a member of our team, contact us online or call us at (519) 432-0632.