GLOSSARY

Acquisition Agreement

A document to effect legal conveyance of an asset or shares being acquired; essentially a roadmap for all parts of the transaction that reflects the chosen deal structure.

Acquisition Team—External

Advisers outside your business who aid you in the acquisition process; includes investment bankers, legal, accountants, due diligence experts, and M&A consultants.

Acquisition Team—Internal

The team within your company responsible for overseeing the acquisition process; includes the backing of the CEO, an Acquisition Coordinator, and a consensus committee from the functional areas of your business. (Sometimes referred to as the A-Team.)

Asset Purchase

The buyer purchases certain specified assets of the target and may ...

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