Though not without a clout, there is nothing magical about underling legal principles of private business M&A in Australia. Indeed this area of legal practice may even appear relatively basic when looked at through the prism of the law of contract. The focus of this paper is on explaining as simply as possible key contractual aspects of various documents regularly used in M&A transactions, private equity in particular.
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