Advising clients on buying or selling a business in the La Crosse area

Dedicated support for the sale and purchase of commercial ventures

Buying or selling a business is an endeavor filled with promise and potential pitfalls. At Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik, our established business transaction lawyers help corporate and business clients in Wisconsin and Minnesota navigate the many issues that arise when purchasing or selling a business. Our dedicated La Crosse business attorneys will go through every necessary step prior to a purchase or sale, including:

  • Lien searches
  • Gathering up-to-date tax information
  • Investigation of any debts owed to vendors
  • Permit and license applications
  • Drafting of all contracts and documents

Offering comprehensive services

Having legal representation prior to a sale or purchase is much less expensive than having to go through business litigation after a sale or purchase has been completed. Our business attorneys will draft purchase agreements that achieve your goals and limit your risk. Our dedicated Wisconsin law firm will ensure that things are done right the first time, so you get what you expect out of the deal, including the following:

  • Stock purchase agreements
  • Asset purchase agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Personal financial statements
  • Tax returns and recent tax information
  • Licenses and permits
  • Insurance policies

The business lawyers at Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp & Sleik represent a wide range of clients in the sale and purchase of large and small businesses in a variety of industries. Contact our experienced team when buying or selling a business in La Crosse or the surrounding areas.