Eckhart Kolak, LLC

What We Do

Business Merger and Acquisition

Eckhart Kolak helps business owners evaluate their options for buying, selling, or merging a business with rigorous, insightful strategies made clear to you. We will recommend the simplest structure for your deal which both meets your objectives and provides a reasonable level of protection from risks. We look for ways to help you save taxes in the transaction — which is important whether you are the seller or the buyer of the business.

Services offered include:

  • Stock sales
  • Asset sales
  • Mergers
  • Tax-free reorganizations
  • Earn-outs
  • Tax planning
  • Due diligence inquiry
  • Noncompetition agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Acquisition financing
  • Leveraged buy-outs
  • Environmental law
  • Securities law

Client Stories

A New York Stock Exchange company made an attractive offer to acquire our client, which had operated a family-held company in the food industry for three generations. After a lot of thought, the shareholders decided it was time to sell. Our objective was to maximize the after-tax gain to our client's shareholders, while maintaining liquidity…

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