August 15, 2012

From The Phoenix Business Journal

July 27, 2012 by Ryan Berry and Katherine Reilly

More than 150 small businesses changed ownership in 2011 in Arizona. A basic understanding of the sale process and advanced planning is critical for both parties to ensure each transaction is successful and yields positive results. Phoenix attorneys Ryan Berry and Katherine Reilly authored an article "Planning critical when buying, selling biz" which outlines three areas sellers and buyers should consider in the purchase and sale of a small or medium business.

The article is for paid subscribers only.

About Ryan Berry

Ryan Berry concentrates his practice on corporate and securities law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities law compliance and corporate governance matters. He represents clients in wide variety of commercial transactions and, in collaboration with other Polsinelli attorneys and analysts where appropriate, provides counsel on the business law issues arising throughout the life cycle of an entity.

Mr. Berry has significant experience representing private and publicly-held companies, as well as investment banks and private equity firms, in mergers and acquisitions transactions in a broad range of industries. He also regularly advises issuers and purchasers in registered and privately placed securities offerings from angel financings to follow-on offerings of registered securities, in addition to functioning as outside general counsel for companies on general business matters including licensing, leasing and lending arrangements.