Stock Purchase Agreement Commentary


The stock purchase agreement (sometimes called a share purchase agreement) is the main transaction document for a stock acquisition. It sets out what is being sold, details the sale process, and sets out the liabilities and obligations of the parties. While each deal has its own unique set of issues, almost all stock purchase agreements have the same key provisions and structure.

This document outlines key terms and conditions commonly found in a stock purchase agreement.

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