Posts Tagged ‘due diligence’

A Website Seller Must Qualify & Know the Website Buyer

May 11, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on A Website Seller Must Qualify & Know the Website Buyer

Selling websites and domain names pose unique challenges that are different from selling any other types of traditional assets. The biggest challenge for a seller is anonymity. In order to sell a house, potential buyers have to visit the house and ...

6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #5 Do Not Prepare Financial Reports

May 06, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #5 Do Not Prepare Financial Reports

The main reason why website buyers purchase websites is to receive cash-flow. As such, buyers have to analyse financial reports carefully. It is therefore extremely important for website sellers to compile and prepare financials in an easy-to-read format for potential ...

Structuring Earnouts in Technology Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

April 30, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Structuring Earnouts in Technology Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

WHAT IS AN EARNOUT? In technology mergers or acquisitions, an earnout refers to a deal structure in which the buyer pays part of the purchase price of the tech company post-closing if the seller achieves certain goals. These goals may be financial or ...

How to Assess Synergies in a Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction

April 30, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on How to Assess Synergies in a Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction

The reason for doing any merger or acquisition should be simple. Don't complicate the basic idea. You don't need a complex idea to justify your M&A transaction. Keep it simple. Many buyers try to over-complicate the strategy behind an M&A deal because ...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Asset Sale versus Stock Sale

April 30, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Advantages and Disadvantages of Asset Sale versus Stock Sale

Every business is unique. Therefore, every merger or acquisition transaction between any 2 or more businesses will inevitably be unique. There are a myriad of ways that any M&A deal can be structured. However, the ultimate objective is simple: To structure a ...

Checklist for Performing Business Due Diligence of a Technology Business

April 30, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Checklist for Performing Business Due Diligence of a Technology Business

This piece follows the article on the important legal due diligence process you must perform when you intend to acquire a technology company. You can read the preceding article here: Checklist for Performing Legal Due Diligence of a Technology Business. So you're looking to ...

Checklist for Performing Legal Due Diligence of a Technology Business

April 30, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Checklist for Performing Legal Due Diligence of a Technology Business

So you're looking to acquire a technology company. You've looked at dozens of prospects, identified a suitable candidate, and both the buyer and seller have executed a letter of intent. Now we get to the due diligence phase. This involves a thorough ...

Should You Buy Video Streaming Websites?

April 28, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Should You Buy Video Streaming Websites?

What are video streaming websites? These are those popular websites you see on the Internet that allow people to watch their favourite movies and TV shows for free. Millions of people love watching videos on these websites and some of the ...

How Information Reduces Investment Risk and Increases Website Sale Price

October 30, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on How Information Reduces Investment Risk and Increases Website Sale Price

The more information available to an investor, the lower the perceived investment risk to the investor. This applies to investors in all asset classes such as investors in private businesses, publicly-traded stocks, bonds, and real estate. How does this apply to ...

5 Legal Documents You Need to Buy & Sell Websites

August 20, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 5 Legal Documents You Need to Buy & Sell Websites

The process of selling your website can be an emotional roller coaster. It can be a long process with negotiations going back-and-forth for days between buyers and sellers. In these emotional exchanges of information, people are human and they can ...