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Negotiating purchase price adjustments

Negotiating purchase price adjustments

Andrew Windybank 27/11/2019

Purchase price adjustments are commonly used in M&A transactions to ensure that the agreed value for the purchase of shares or assets is realised. In this article, we consider the importance of having a well-drafted purchase price adjustment mechanism in a sale contract to avoid unintended outcomes.