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How do I go about merging my company with a similar size company.

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How do I go about merging my company with a similar size company. Our company has been in business for 20 years and the other company that is considering joining with us is only 3yrs old; our revenues are similar but we have a different set of clients. Any advice on how to get the process started ?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 6 years ago.


Thank you for your question. I am happy to assist you.

I am a lawyer with 25 years experience. While I am permitted to provide you with legal information, I am prohibited by and various state bar associations from giving legal advice, representing you or entering into an attorney-client relationship through this open and nonconfidential forum.

You can consider entering into a joint venture. In a joint venture the 2 corporations/ businesses form a partnership. The joint venture can be for only specific clients or for all clients. If the joint venture will be for more than a couple clients, I suggest that you had your joint venture agreement professionally drafted by local counsel.

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Edited by WebLaw on 1/2/2011 at 1:27 AM EST
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