Michael B. Lehner, CPA/ABV, CFE, ASA
June 20, 2012

Back to the future: Create a viable buy-sell agreement now

A business owner needs a buy-sell agreement to provide liquidity and an orderly transition in the face of unexpected change. This article discusses the importance of ensuring the agreement is properly thought out. Failing to clearly define how value is to be determined, and how often, can lead to disputes that may undo the benefit of having a buy-sell agreement in the first place. The article explains that employing experienced valuation professionals can help avoid these problems and help address share price and funding issues.