The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions is Locked Box

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Latham & Watkins partner Thomas Forschbach explains the M&A term Locked Box, a completion mechanism whereby the amount payable by the buyer is calculated off a historical balance sheet of the target company. For additional definitions of the legal and business terms often encountered in the structuring, negotiation and execution of mergers, visit www.lw.com/m-and-a.

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Topics:  Acquisitions, Balance Sheets, Restructuring

Published In: Business Organization Updates, International Trade Updates, Mergers & Acquisitions Updates

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