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STEVEN IVY P.C. Illinois law firm offering business law, real estate law, patent law, trademark law, copyright law, trade secrets, mediation, arbitration, contract law, immigration law, employment law, import law, export law, commercial real estate.

Acquisitions & Sales

...Effective Due Diligence Valuations

Business Mergers, Acquisitions and Sales

Buying or selling a business could be quite challenging both legally and financially. The successful outcome is heavily depends on your preparation. Acquiring services of a skilled business attorney is also very important. STEVEN IVY P.C. specializes in acquisitions and sale of businesses. From small to large companies, our law firm handles them all. We work with companies representing numerous industries, including internet, medical, publishing, pharmaceuticals, retail and manufacturing. We help companies establish new subsidiaries, both domestically and abroad. We also help clients with complex mergers and buyouts. Regardless of the business type or complexity of the transaction, we are confident in our ability to help.



Comprehensive Legal Practice

STEVEN IVY P.C. offers comprehensive legal services with direct focus on business mergers, acquisitions and sales. The firm provides vigorous representation from the initial stages of the transaction, until the closing of the deal. We support our clients through the bidding process, due diligence, negotiations,  and contract reviews. We educate our clients about the applicable state and local regulations. Our legal counsel is designed to help our clients make informed decisions, allowing them to complete the transaction in accordance with the initially defined financial goals.


Professional Service

The hallmark of our practice is professional service. We work closely with our clients to ensure that their interests are properly protected. STEVEN IVY P.C. is servicing clients in several Illinois counties, including: Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, Kane County, DeKalb County, Will County, McHenry County and Kendall County. Our clients can meet with us in eight Illinois locations, including: Chicago, Lisle, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Rosemont, Saint Charles, Schaumburg, and Warrenville.


Due Diligence - Business Valuations

The firm helps clients to determine the true value of the business being sold, or purchased. By and large, knowing the real value of a business is the single most important transactional information. However, many owners fail to confirm the true value of their businesses being sold or purchased. While every seller hopes to maximize transaction's profitability, setting the price too high, or too low, could signal inexperience and confusion, which frequently proves to be quite costly.


Due Diligence - Buyer Screening

No doubt, purchasing or selling of a business requires knowledge of the true value of the attached real estate, equipment or intellectual property. But when selling your business, equally important is the knowledge of the buyer's financial abilities. STEVEN IVY P.C. answers these questions by performing effective due diligence verifications. The firm also screens the potential buyers for their ability to complete the transaction. We ensure that all potential buyers sign the required confidentiality agreements, and provide all the necessary information confirming the reliability of their claims and promises.


Sale of Business & Taxation

Transfer of business ownership carries with it certain tax consequences. Therefore, the full success of the transaction is depended on structuring the deal with a minimum tax burden in mind. STEVEN IVY P.C. helps clients realize the optimum return on their transaction, by minimizing any applicable tax burdens. We help our clients to structure and negotiate deals, that reduce taxation and position their businesses for future success.

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