Attorneys for Buying a Business in San DiegoBuying a business is more complicated than writing a check or signing a contract. If you are considering purchasing a business, you need an experienced business lawyer to review your business contracts and protect your interests.

At the Watkins Firm, we provide comprehensive business mergers and acquisition services.  The acquisition of an existing company is a complex process and carries substantial risk and the potential for contingent liabilities.  How will you ensure the existing customer base and Goodwill of your acquisition target will transfer along with the company you intend to purchase?

Our attorneys will guide you through the process, perform due diligence and help you understand the negotiation of crucial protections and how to structure the transaction for success. Learn more about the issues surrounding buying a business in a free initial consultation and call 858-535-1511 or contact the San Diego business purchase lawyers at our firm.

Helping You Buy a Business

Merger or Acquisition AttorneysWhether you are buying or investing in a company, our attorneys can help you. We offer a range of services to make sure your transaction goes as smoothly as possible, including:

  • Due diligence: Our lawyers will investigate the company you are purchasing. Over the years, we have built a network of CPAs to help us provide the financial data and protection our corporate clients require.
  • Careful drafting: We understand that one mistake in a buy-sell agreement or shareholder agreement now can result in tedious and expensive litigation later. Our attorneys draft your acquisition agreements and business formation documents with care to protect you in the future.
  • Creative solutions: Buying a business requires an eye for creative solutions to resolve potential problems as they arise. We are dedicated to finding methods and strategies that help your transaction move forward smoothly and cost-effectively.

Are You Looking for Investors?

Our attorneys also draft and review private placement memoranda for clients seeking investors. We have the experience and skill necessary to shield you from potential liability if your investment does not go as planned.

Contact a California Business Acquisition Lawyer

We are dedicated to helping you reach your purchase or investment goals. Contact a California business acquisition attorney at our firm and we will help you understand your options.

As a business, we understand the importance of protecting your business throughout its lifetime, from formation to eventual sale or dissolution. We get to know your business and understand your goals and objectives so that we can provide the most effective combination of advice and services to help you reach them. We have worked with literally thousands of local and regional businesses and can help you to avoid business disputes and pitfalls, and prosperously grow your business. Contact us online or call 858-535-1511 to discuss your case with a knowledgeable business law attorney in San Diego, California.

Contact a Business Law Or Real Estate Attorney Today

To set up a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our knowledgeable San Diego business lawyers, call us at 858-535-1511 or contact us online.

9915 Mira Mesa Blvd., Suite 130
San Diego, CA 92131

Telephone: (858) 535-1511
Fax: (858) 535-1581

Watkins Firm, APC

Do you need an attorney if you are buying a business in San Diego?

Yes. There are simply too many risks for the buyer and it is important to have sound counsel and to ensure the purchase documents capture the agreement between the parties.

What is Due Diligence?

Due Diligence is an investigation of the company you are trying to purchase, it's books as well as all inventory and other assets and liabilities.

What is the greatest risk when you buy a business?

Hidden contingent liabilities. This is why due diligence is so important for those who are buying a business.

Can bringing in new investors get me into genuine legal trouble?

Yes, if you do not structure the transaction properly, whether you are a corporation or an LLC, you open yourself to significant civil and criminal exposure.