Mergers & Acquisitions Atlanta, GA
At some point in the life of your business, you may be presented with (or be presenting) an acquisition or merger opportunity. Whether you are considering an acquisition—either your company purchasing another or vice versa—or a merger to form an entirely new business, it is an exciting and significant crossroad, —and one to be considered carefully. If you have never been through a merger or acquisition, you will likely have many questions, including where to start, how the process works, and as importantly, how it will affect you, your company, and your employees.
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Fricke & Associates has been helping clients in this area for over four decades, and we understand the vital role we play in a successful transaction. You can be confident that we understand these processes thoroughly and will walk you through it, step by step, helping you avoid unpleasant surprises.
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Is M&A for big companies only?
No, many small businesses choose growth strategies through M&A.
If I acquire a company do I have to take on their debt?
No, you can simply acquire selected assets of the company.
How do I find a company to merge with or acquire?
Often through industry associations or business brokers.
What are the types of acquisitions?
A company can be acquired by sale of its stock or by purchasing the assets of the business. Planning is essential since there can be significant tax effects to both the buyer and seller.
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What We Can Offer You
When you consider a merger or acquisition, we will be available first to discuss the merits of the transaction, alerting you to any possible financial or tax issues. Once you have decided to move forward, we will be here to discuss the structure of the deal from the tax perspective, thoroughly explaining the tax consequences and assisting with purchase price allocation, as well as the business perspective, keeping your goals and best interest in mind.
When it comes to mergers and acquisitions, the importance of planning cannot be overstated. Working with your attorney we will work to have a comprehensive due diligence process with the goal to avoid later issues or disputes. With this information, you can make well-informed decisions about your transaction based on realistic business conversations, tax projections and , and post-acquisition integration plans based on your contract.