A long-time Scottsdale closely held business owner desired to purchase a family member’s minority interest in the business. DeAngelis Legal worked with the buyer to evaluate alternatives and prepare the documents to evidence the transaction. The documents included an interest purchase agreement, promissory note, consent of the other members, assignment of interest and amendments to [...]
DeAngelis Legal reviewed a letter of intent for the seller of a Scottsdale based business. The letter outlined the material terms for the purchase and allowed the parties to proceed with more detailed due diligence. DeAngelis Legal clarified certain terms and provided additional language protecting the parties.
DeAngelis Legal documented the sale of goodwill of a Phoenix food distributer. In this friendly sale of the business, the buyer and seller had a long standing relationship. DeAngelis Legal prepared the purchase and sale agreement on behalf of the seller and the transaction closed with minimal changes from either party.
DeAngelis Legal negotiated the terms of the letter of intent and purchase documents and assisted the closing of the sale of the business of a long time corporate client in Phoenix. DeAngelis Legal had represented the entity since formation over 20 years ago. Over the years, DeAngelis Legal provided advice on a variety of business [...]
DeAngelis Legal assisted a long time Mesa client with the sale of her interest in a medical practice to her partner. After many years of discussing alternatives, the parties came to terms. DeAngelis Legal advised the seller on the terms and structure, prepared draft documents and negotiated changes requested by the buyer’s attorney and assisted [...]
Business activity is normalizing, with merger and acquisition increasing. In June DeAngelis Legal reviewed two letters of intent, prepared another and talked with several other business owners who were considering a transaction. We had not seen this level of activity since 2019, but it remains to be seen whether the activity will continue or result [...]
In May we saw a significant uptick in business transactions and investment activity, including the review and analysis of start up companies. In one such matter, DeAngelis Legal reviewed the proposed documents, assisted the client in negotiations and structuring of the investment and documented the transaction. Documents included a promissory note and security agreement and [...]
“It’s not personal, it’s just business.” This often used phrase is utilized in a variety of contexts, often to justify some extreme unsupported negotiation position or rationalize an unreasonable result. However, it is plain wrong; business is personal. Business owners who fail to recognize this limit their success and risk losing their investment, goodwill or [...]
The new year kicked off strong on the business side. DeAngelis Legal assisted several clients with start-up entities, evaluating investments in venture capital opportunities and the formation of real estate holding companies. The real estate acquisitions ranged from single family lots to commercial buildings and the business ranged from online products and services to construction [...]
Represented a new client with the buyout of an investor from a closely held business in Scottsdale. DeAngelis Legal advised the buyer regarding the acquisition structure, reviewed and revised the interest purchase agreement and prepared the documents necessary to properly evidence the buyer as the sole owner of the entity going forward.