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M&A Walk-Thru: Protecting Your Video Game Business in an Acquisition or Sale

It is increasingly important for video game business owners to understand how to strategically approach a potential acquisition or sale of their video game business. In order to properly protect the business' intellectual property and employees, and to ensure that the business is fairly valued, there are several key concepts of which both buyers and sellers should be aware before entering into an agreement.

In this video interview, former corporate partner James Schwab discusses how to properly approach and prepare for a potential transaction to ensure that: 1) the business' assets and people are effectively protected; and 2) a transaction that benefits both parties involved is successfully executed. The interview includes a discussion of:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Importance of Corporate Structure
  • Similarities and Differences to Film and Television
  • Using Earn-outs

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