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Five Considerations for Borrowers Completing a Disposition

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In my prior post, Seven Considerations for Borrowers Completing an Acquisition, I described seven key issues that borrowers should consider when completing an acquisition.   Similarly, if your company is considering a disposition (either of assets or of shares) and is a borrower under a credit facility, it is important to consider whether the proposed disposition will result in a breach of any of the provisions of your credit documentation.  Here are five key questions to ask when undertaking a disposition:

  1. Is the disposition permitted under the credit agreement? Many credit agreements contain negative covenants that prohibit dispositions without consent
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Seven Considerations for Borrowers Completing an Acquisition

Posted in Contractual Matters

If your company is considering an acquisition, and it also happens to be a borrower under a credit facility, it is important that you review the credit documentation to ensure that the acquisition will not result in a breach of any of the provisions. Here are seven key questions to ask when identifying possible issues under the credit documentation when undertaking an acquisition:

  1. Is the acquisition permitted under the credit agreement? Most credit agreements contain negative covenants that may prohibit acquisitions without consent of the lenders, or may allow only certain types of permitted acquisitions.
  2. Does the credit agreement permit
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