We often have business owners ask us this question: Why should I restructure my business? In the same breath, we are told that the owner is considering selling a part or all of his/her business. Hopefully, this short piece will shed light on the ‘why’ and give you food for thought on the importance of […]
Joint Venture, Acquisition, Sale…what, why and how?
When it comes to entering into a joint venture, acquiring a business or selling yours (either a part or all of it) or restructuring your current corporate structure, you want to do it right. The options for structures, risk management and future thinking are wide and it can be a complicated area to get your […]
How we helped a UAE business owner sell his shares within 6 weeks.
We are often asked to complete work within challenging timeframes. More so in the case of transactional work. Here is one example of our work – how we helped a UAE business owner sell his shares quickly and efficiently. Background Mr X held a 40% stake in a private company in one of the free […]
Thinking of entering into a Joint Venture? Here’s a list of 5 main issues to consider.
A joint venture may sound like a good idea; however, it is essential to put the building blocks in place before diving into documentation that formalizes the joint venture relationship. Consider these issues before you sign on the dotted line. STRUCTURE The parties to a joint venture need to first establish the form/structure that the […]
Business Owners in the UAE: Five Key Legal Issues to consider when Selling Your Business
The risk and hard work have paid off. You now have a valuable asset in the form of an operating, profitable entity that could be a very attractive proposition, for the right investor. Time to turn the dream of cashing out and perhaps spending time on other ventures, into reality. Here are five key issues […]