Private Company M&A: 2021 ABA Deal Points Study
Current Market Trends in Negotiating and Drafting Private Company Acquisition Terms
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will examine the results of ABA's 2021 survey of private company M&A deal terms. The discussion will include financial provisions, prevailing qualifiers that pop up throughout purchase agreements, representations and warranties, indemnification provisions, reps and warranties insurance provisions, and more. The panelists will also discuss the dos and don'ts of how to use this and any other study.
- Background on the ABA Deal Points Study
- Target study sample overview
- Survey results
- Financial provisions
- Pervasive qualifiers
- Representations and warranties
- Closing conditions
- Rep and warranty insurance
- Dispute resolution
- Applying the study in deal negotiations
The panel will review these and other important issues:
- What deal sizes and industries are represented in the deal points study?
- What are the most significant trends identified in the study?
- How can counsel apply different aspects of the study in negotiating and drafting M&A deal terms?
Bass Berry & Sims
Ms. Paterno has represented numerous national companies and private equity firms in M&A transactions valued at... | Read More
Ms. Paterno has represented numerous national companies and private equity firms in M&A transactions valued at nearly $20 billion in the aggregate and securities transactions valued over $2.5 billion. Her clients include companies within the healthcare, wellness, food and beverage, information technology, manufacturing and senior living industries, among others. Ms. Paterno also advises management, boards and special committees on shareholder activism, corporate governance and public company disclosure matters. She is focused on achieving efficient, practical solutions for her clients.Close
Jessica C. Pearlman
Ms. Pearlman represents companies in various corporate, securities and finance matters, with an emphasis on... | Read More
Ms. Pearlman represents companies in various corporate, securities and finance matters, with an emphasis on M&As for both public and private clients, domestic and international. She chairs the Mergers & Acquisitions Market Trends Subcommittee of the M&A Committee of the ABA’s Section of Business Law and is a member of the Thomson Reuters Business Law Solutions Advisory Board.Close