Sellers’ Warranties

In the warranty section of a share purchase agreement (SPA), the sellers are required to provide warranties regarding essential circumstances in the company and its operations. The warranties are generally made on the date when[…]

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The Shareholder Agreement – SHA

The SHA is an agreement among the largest owners in a company where the parties agree on what rules are to govern important ownership decisions, decisions at meetings of the shareholders and of the board[…]

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Abdicate from the CEO position

Resigning from the CEO role is a vital decision when you are the principal owner of the company. You must accept the handover to an outsider of not only the control of the business but also your life’s creation[…]

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Sweden and Stockholm are hot

Industrifonden (a Swedish industrial development fund) is publishing The Swedish Tech Funding Report twice a year. The report provides insights into the investment activity in one of the world’s most active start-up ecosystems. The first[…]

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Best wished for Christmas and a relaxing holiday

To own a company, operate on a Board of Directors or have a senior position in a business is a complex and exciting task. To be successful, it is essential we all share both past[…]

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Attracting talent: One of the Three Key Issues

  Today, there are three questions that all boards and management must ask themselves. They are: In what business are we? Who are our new competitors? How can we attract and retain talent? I have[…]

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When does venture capitalists create value

The business model of Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity (PE) is to invest in non-listed companies and after five to seven years sell the shares and realize captured value. Obviously, value is created during[…]

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Board of Directors – BoD

The owners’ extended arm “The Board of Directors” is the company’s ruling body (sometimes abbreviated BoD). The Board of Directors is the company’s highest decision-making body for strategic and tactical issues, if we exclude the[…]

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