New York City, NY asked in Mergers & Acquisitions for New York

Q: If a business that's being acquired has a sharp spike or drop in value before it's officially acquired, should the

contract be revisited?

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1 Lawyer Answer

Jonathan R. Roth

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A: Depending upon the rights to the initial agreement including the right to make changes based on material changes in one or other of the businesses, all things being equaled the terms of the merger and more importantly the reason for the material change should be discussed and if appropriate be changed.

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