M&A Post-Closing Claims: Do Multipliers Apply?

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Sellers may face increased risk of higher indemnification claims when multipliers are applied to value their M&A deal, making litigation more expensive and time-consuming for all involved. What should sellers look for? How can you protect your deal? In this article, we offer tips to protect your M&A deal from multiplier exposure. We also explore the impacts that the use of damages multipliers can have in M&A claims, including:

  • Expansion of the dispute
  • Increased scope of discovery
  • Increased time and costs

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Michelle Kirkpatrick

Executive Director, Shareholder Advisory tel:720-799-8614

Michelle leads the Shareholder Advisory team of attorneys and accountants handling post-closing issues, including escrow claims, earnouts, working capital, tax, and disputes. She has extensive experience negotiating, mediating, and litigating in various forums.

During her federal clerkship, Michelle participated in over 100 settlement conferences involving a wide variety of claims. Michelle then focused her practice at a leading labor and employment firm, where she specialized in drafting complex employment agreements and advising clients on a broad range of employment issues.

Michelle earned her JD from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) and her BA in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego.

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