Business Sales and Acquisitions

At Aspect Legal, we provide specialist business sale and acquisition services that are based on a true understanding of the business sale and acquisition environment and drawing on our extensive experience in this area.

We are business lawyers, with real business experience.

Our goal is to help you get you deal over the line with minimum fuss and optimal results.

Some Of Our Clients

For Sellers

Be prepared, and get the best deal possible for your sale.

For Buyers

We can assist you in getting a better understanding of the business that you are looking to acquire…

Our Experience

Advising local and large foreign corporates buy and sell businessess typically involving earn outs…

Where Do I Begin?

We start with a free initial consultation that provides an in-depth discussion of your plans, the legal steps…

Our Services For Sellers

Preparing The Business For A Sale

We understand the important building your business up before a sale, to ensure that you can achieve the best possible outcome. We provide the following services to prepare your business or a sale:

  • Independent review of your business’s legal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Consultation regarding changes from a legal perspective that could enhance a purchaser’s confidence in your business, and thereby enhance your price!
  • Discuss structuring alternative to minimise tax, protect your assets and efficiently distribute income.

Preparing Document In Readiness For A Sale

We provide helpful project management tools such as checklist to help you understand the steps that will be involved in the sale, confidentiality agreements and draft sale agreements for potential purchasers, and we are experienced in drifting and advising on deal terms when a deal has been stuck.

Drifting And Negotiation The Sale Document

We will review and draft documentation to reflect your agreed deal with risks appropriately address.

Finalising The Deal With A Successul Commercial Outcome

We won’t test until that matter is signed, the cheque is in your hands.

Our Services For Buyers

Our unique knowledge enables us to assist you in fully understanding the business that you are looking to acquire, including the risks involved and the long-term viability. Some of the servies we provide include:

Legal Audits And Due Diligence

To help you understand the business you are looking to buy, we will provide a through legal audit and due diligence of intellectual property, trade practices, industrial relations and property issues. We will identify any areas of exposure, and areas of potential hidden value that can be exploited.

Structuring Advice

Building and advising on the best business structure for the purchase.

Assisting In The Commercial Deal

Drafting and negotiating supporting documentation and providing relevant advice so that you achieve the most successful commercial outcome for you.

Assistance For Building The Business Into The Future

The end of a purchase means the beginning of a new chapter. We can help you to timetable strategies for protecting the business, commercialising relevant aspects of the business as it grows, and building in exit strategies for the future.

Our Experience

Our extensive experience in business sales and acquisitions includes for example:

  • Advising local and foreign corporates buy and sell businessess typically involving earn outs, escrows, put and call options, executive service arrangements, restraint deeds and shareholders agreements
  • Wide variety of complex and strategic transactions in a large cross-section of industry including professional services, recruitment and labour hire, automotive, property development, information technology, insurance broking, marine and health.

We offer end-to-end services in business sale and acquisition transactions. We have strong internal capability to carry out every aspect of a typical transaction efficiently.

Feedback From Our Clients

Here are few things our clients are saying about us:

“I have been working with Aspect Legal for 3 years on both internal and client projects. They are an amazing team of efficiency and professionalism while being real and incredibly approachable. One of the largest benefits i have found is having the confidence to forward my clients on directly to the firm without having any hesitation that they will be looked after to the high standard they are used to. I could not recommend them more highly!”

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Feedback From Our Clients

Here are few things our clients are saying about us:

“I have been working with Aspect Legal for 3 years on both internal and client projects. They are an amazing team of efficiency and professionalism while being real and incredibly approachable. One of the largest benefits i have found is having the confidence to forward my clients on directly to the firm without having any hesitation that they will be looked after to the high standard they are used to. I could not recommend them more highly!”

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HHMC Case Study

HHMC closes with Aspect Legal

As a principal of HHMC, guiding both public and private recruitment agencies through acquisition and exit assignments, Richard Hayward has worked extensively with his fair share of legal representatives. He continues to be drawn to Aspect Legal not only present his own business, but to offer and recommend its counsel to his clients as they progress through equality transactions.

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Where Do I Begin

Aspect Legal offers a number of services to help sellers and prospective buyers

We start with a free initial consultation that provides an in-depth discussion of your plans, the legal steps involved in a sale or purchase, the timeline for each step, and the other items you should be considering. We are experienced in undertaking sale and purchase transactions from end to end.

We can be involved from early discussions on structuring and planning through to the transition and integration of the acquired business. Once you have started down the transaction path, we will work closely with you and your appointed advisers to ensure an integrated approach to the transaction. We can provide checklists and regular updates throughout the process and keep fully informed about timelines, what we are doing, and what you need to be doing.

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