acquisition

What Should I Do When Someone Expresses Interest In Acquiring My Company?

I get asked this question many times in many different ways. Sometimes people are coy about it (“someone is expressing strategic interest – what should I do?”) other times people are clear and direct (“someone wants to acquire my company – help!”). David Cohen, the CEO of TechStars, has encountered this many times. Before starting…

Convertible Debt – Conversion In A Sale Of The Company

In today’s installment of our convertible debt series, we cover a specific case where the company is acquired before the debt converts into equity. There are a few different scenarios. The lender gets its money back plus interest. If there is no specific language addressing this situation, this is what usually ends up happening. In this…