How to Know Your Agreement Will Work Without Triggering It
by Z. Christopher Mercer, ASA, CFA, ABAR
Reviews for Buy-Sell Agreements for Closely Held and Family Business Owners
This is the business owner’s self-defense manual. Reading it could be the most cost-effective hour or two you’ve ever invested. Don’t dare sign a buy-sell agreement until you’ve read and pondered the questions posed in this book. Your life(’s work) may depend on it!
Stephan R. Leimberg
Chief Executive Officer and Publisher, Leimberg Information Services, Inc.
Buy-Sell Agreements for Closely Held and Family Business Owners presents this most important topic in an understandable fashion. The book will assist business owners in getting their ownership affairs in order before the issue of a buy-out erupts, as it often does, at the least opportune time, damaging the business and the relationships among the owners.
Roger J. Grabowski, ASA
Managing Director, Duff & Phelps
For shareholders of closely held businesses, this book presents a comprehensive and understandable discussion of the essential elements of buy-sell agreements and how to correct deficiencies that commonly occur. We have followed the author’s very appropriate advice to make sure you have an ironclad, foolproof system to keep the price current by getting an annual appraisal.
W. J. “Bill” Rankin, CPA
Chief Financial Officer, Blue Bell Creameries, L.P.