The 21st-century business climate has evolved. Mergers and acquisitions, or M&A, were once tools almost exclusively for the mega-corporations and billionaires. Not in today’s world. Even if the business owner has no immediate plans to sell or reorganize their business, it is wise to have a basic understanding of M&A.
Grow and Change or Stagnate
Companies that do not focus on growth more often than not stagnate and decline. A St. Louis law office can explain that opportunities exist on different levels for a business and the perspective for an owner will vary, for example, if the owner is looking to be:
There can be any number of reasons to contemplate selling, from a desire to sell at the height of perceived value to, as a St. Louis law office increasingly sees, the company having special value to a larger company.
A strategic buyer is seeking to increase their presence in their industry by acquiring a target company in the same or closely related field.
The financial buyer has capital to invest and has identified either an industry or specific company that is particularly attractive to generate a high return on investment.
Contact a St. Louis Business Lawyer for Legal Advice
The strategic planning, capitalization needs and market projections necessary for a successful deal require knowledge and experience. Stay ahead of the curve. Call the Law Office of Christopher Bent at 314-551-0898.