Buying and selling a business in Australia
Hillhouse Burrough McKeown’s Corporate and Commercial Division provides businesses with legal advice that is clear, practical and commercially useful.
Hillhouse Burrough McKeown has vast experience with all of the issues involved in buying and selling a business in Australia, including:
- Purchase price methodologies;
- Transfer of employees and purchase price adjustments;
- Transfer of business names and intellectual property;
- Assignment or novation of contracts;
- Lease Assignments;
- Earn-outs and purchase price retentions.
In addition to being across all of the usual issues that come with buying a business such as premises, stock, employees, intellectual property and contracts, our lawyers take the time to ensure that they understand the key issues regarding the particular business being bought or sold so that they can ensure that industry-specific issues are also covered.
As a result of our decades of experience, Hillhouse Burrough McKeown provides thorough and rigorous due diligence reports and are adept at drafting contracts and warranties to cover off any issues that may arise during negotiation of a contract.
We have acted for numerous vendors and purchasers across a wide number of industries and have the experience to ensure that your transaction achieves the best possible result.