American Bar Association - Forum on Franchising

Since the height of the financial crisis in 2008, the merger and acquisition deal flow has been patchy and fragmented. M&A activity has recently increased notably with 2015 marking the United States’ most profitable merger market since the financial crisis. According to global professional services firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte, the momentum in the M&A market is expected to continue in 2016. Franchise businesses have increasingly been a focus.

This article was first published in the Summer 2016 edition of the Franchise Law Journal (Volume 36 – Number 1) by the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising. Read the full article Negotiating Critical Representations and Warranties in Franchise Mergers and Acquisitions – Part I.

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