Legal Guidance For Buying Or Selling A Business

When buying or selling a business, you must comply with California law, and in some cases federal rules and regulations. In addition, you want to make decisions and conduct transactions that will benefit your business. As such, if you are planning to purchase or sell a business, your choice of legal counsel is exceptionally important.

Gentry Business Law Firm, represents buyers and sellers in Southern California, and is prepared to assist your business with complex purchase and sales transactions and negotiations. We are skilled negotiators who can also handle litigation related to the sale or purchase of a business should disputes arise.

We will help you from the beginning of the process, including answering any questions your ownership may have about the transaction. We understand that the details of a purchase or sale can make owners and shareholders nervous. You can rely on us to assure your leadership and ownership groups that the purchase or sale is in the company’s best interests. Our goal is to help you move the deal toward closing as efficiently as possible.

Experienced Representation For Business Owners

Our attorneys’ education and practical experience are valuable assets to any company seeking to buy or sell a business or the businesses assets while remaining in compliance with law.

You can rely on us for assistance with all aspects of business purchases and sales, including:

  • Drafting and reviewing buy-sell agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing shareholder and partner agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing noncompete, nondisclosure and nonsolicitation agreements
  • Performing due diligence
  • Determining ownership of intellectual property and trademarks
  • Protecting intellectual property while the deal is in negotiations
  • Commercial real estate representation — leases, purchases and sales

Whether you have a small, medium or large business, we can help you understand the possible long-term risks and benefits of each decision in the purchase or sale of a business.

The Assistance You Need For Buying Or Selling A Business

Please call us at 949-945-0414 to schedule a consultation. If you prefer, you may fill out the online contact form instead. Our firm is based in Newport Beach, and serves business clients in Southern California and across the state.

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