Due Diligence In Acquiring A Pro Sports Team

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 2:47 PM EST) -- In any acquisition, the general objectives of a buyer’s due diligence investigation of the target company tend to be the same, regardless of the industry involved. First, the buyer will identify liabilities, risks and impediments to the acquisition. Second, the buyer will look to identify additional value for which the buyer had not previously accounted. Third, in light of such liabilities, risks, impediments and additional value, the buyer will structure the terms of the deal accordingly.

In addition to the general objectives, the due diligence process...
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