I'm looking to acquire businesses in a specific niche market which are located in other states across the US and looking for a lawyer to act as both my agent and attorney. The parent company is currently registered and located in Virginia.
Seeking an attorney who has experience with drafting the contracts for necessary approach and sale (letter of intent, confidentiality agreement), and also in creative negotiations. This business is in the tourism/entertainment industry.
Ideally, you also have experience in negotiation for a business sale, and executing the sale. We also need to make sure that we are protected in any acquisition and verify tax returns, etc.
We're also looking for multiple methods of purchasing other than outright sale, for example payment over time, profit sharing option, buy ownership stake with ability to buy shares from owner (and possibly to retain them in a management role), a partnership, and other possible solutions. Our objective is to make these businesses...