After the stock seller concludes, the seller is not responsible for the company`s debts, which are the responsibility of the new owners. A company has its own legal personality on the part of its boards of directors and shareholders. In comparison, when selling assets, with a few exceptions (for example. B employees), the seller retains all of the company`s current liabilities, unless he can negotiate with the buyer to take care of them with the company. A trust fund is an agreement by which a third party (for example. B a law firm or bank) temporarily holds the assets related to a transaction and is responsible for it until it is concluded to ensure the safety of the parties. In the case of AM, all or part of the purchase price may be placed in trust to protect the interests of the parties. Escrow is particularly useful for holdbacks, earn-outs and purchase price adjustments, as well as a repository for compensation funds (if necessary). Escrow is the subject of a separate agreement and defines the conditions under which the agent may distribute trust funds or assets owned on behalf of the parties. A trust agreement must be carefully and specific to identify the key elements that determine whether funds are paid or withheld in relation to its property. The shareholders` pact is concluded primarily to resolve problems and disputes between shareholders and the company.
We cannot always be sure that nothing goes wrong, and in such circumstances, where nothing is certain, such agreements will help us resolve problems and disputes if this happens and maintain a strong relationship between shareholders and the company. It also contributes to the protection of a shareholder`s investment and establishes the rules and rules applicable to shareholders and other parties related to the company. It is important to regulate the shareholder agreement, because not all shareholders who are part of the company are the same. The agreement must be drafted in such a way that everyone is aware that each person is different and has a different opinion on the subjects or topics in question. And whether or not these people can agree with each other. The agreement will serve the party`s intention to extend the investment with the increase. 1. forward (or direct) mergers – the objective merges with the buyer taking into account all the assets, rights and liabilities of the objective (the objective is no longer a separate unit thereafter); A share purchase agreement is an essential business practice when a shareholder is initiated.