Buy-Sell Agreements

Buy-Sell Agreements is a legitimately binding document that governs the situation like how a co-owner in a closely held venture may buy the interest of co-owner who either dies or withdraws from the venture. Incorporating business valuation into a buy/sell agreement ensures that all co-owners are treated equally and impartially if one triggered the agreement. It is often recommended by business-succession.

A Buy-Sell Agreement should be well-planned and assure that there will be coinage involved when the buy–sell event is triggered. At ASCG, you will get appropriate assistance by revising buy-sell agreements from a venture as well as valuation standpoint, offering annual valuations for your buy-sell agreement, and providing proficient witness services to resolve clashes whenever required.

Three type of agreement are there:

  • Cross Purchase Agreement.
  • Stock Redemption Agreement.
  • Combination Agreement.


In some scenarios, the business valuation must be done by a qualified evaluator in a standard functional procedure. For example, some businesses require an independent business assessment when assuring a loan. Even on collateral like equity by a business venture in order to know whether the business can support reimbursement of the demanded loan, many banks or lenders need a business valuation.

At ASCG, you or your bank will get a genuine valuation of your company or other recognisable intangible asset to please any due diligence necessities essential for effective financing in time sensitive manner.


Employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) can be a promising prospect for business vendors and workers. They can offer liquidity as well as tax advantages for business vendors, noteworthy tax savings for the company, and the chance for employees to get company ownership.

For owners who choose to sell all or a portion of their company to its employees, this exit strategy creates a market for their company shares and represents a liquidity event. It’s also a powerful succession-planning and management retention tool. Employees, meanwhile, stand to benefit from ownership through stock held in their retirement accounts.

Fairness Opinion

Today’s transactions are extremely complex, and involve a watchful analysis of impact to various constituents. Further, any insight of a possible conflict of interest by any constituent could pose a additional challenge to a deal. So as to ensure transactional fairness to a particular party and to further lessen risk of potential litigation, it is substantial to get a fairness opinion from an independent, credible firm that is not involved in the deal either as a principal or as an intermediary.