Negotiating Earnouts in M&A Transactions: Effective Approaches to Bridging the Valuation Gap

February 21, 2024
Event details
February 21, 2024
1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time

Event summary

This 90-minute live webinar and interactive Q&A hosted by Strafford guided deal counsel in negotiating and structuring earnout clauses in M&A agreements to reduce the likelihood of post-closing disputes. During this continuing legal education (CLE) course, the authoritative panel of practitioners explained recent trends in the use of earnouts, the pros and cons of including them in M&A deals, and strategies for structuring earnout terms in a way that benefits and protects buyers and sellers.

The panel addressed other challenging issues, including:

  • What approaches are effective in negotiating performance benchmarks for deals involving earnout provisions?
  • What post-closing concerns should buyers and sellers anticipate and address during deal negotiations?
  • What are the tax issues that counsel must understand and consider regarding earnouts?

Cooley partner Michael McMahon was a featured speaker at this virtual event. 

For more information, please email Amanda Meier.

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