Georgia Chapter Event: Letter of Intent for Sale of Business: Roadmap to Success or Shortfall


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 Letter of Intent for Sale of Business:  Road map to Success or Shortfall

Join us for a deep dive into this critical document that initially outlines the proposed sale of a business.  You will learn the new trends in the market.  What are the required “must haves” and “maybes” deal points for this important document.  Learn what the binding and non-binding points are. Discover how these deal points can influence success or shortfall during the due diligence process and final Purchase Agreement.  Lastly, understand the need for experienced M&A attorneys to be involved in this transition process.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what is a Letter of Intent and its purpose
  • What are the required deal points that need to be covered in the document and other deal point(s) to consider
  • Understand binding and non-binding points
  • Understand the role and value an M&A Attorney can contribute early in the deal making stage



Jonathan Minnen, Partner, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

Mr. Minnen has extensive experience in a wide range of U.S. and overseas business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, ongoing transactional matters, and corporate advisory work. Mr. Minnen’s clients range from emerging and growth stage companies that show particular promise, to mature, established companies. His practice includes not only the traditional private and public companies, but also companies which are held by high net worth family enterprises. In representing these family enterprise businesses, with their unique dynamics of governance and multi-generational planning, Mr. Minnen draws on his own experience in a multi-generational family business before his legal career. He is a member of the Attorneys for Family-Held Enterprises and the Family Firm Institute. For some of his clients, Mr. Minnen functions as de facto outside general counsel and is responsible for managing those clients’ entire legal portfolios, which involves routinely teaming with other practice groups of the Firm to achieve the client’s objectives. Mr. Minnen earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Emory University School of Law in 1988, where he was on the Dean’s List.  He is a member of the bars of New York and Georgia, and practices from both the Atlanta and New York offices of the Firm.


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