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Basics of selling your company  

Fred Wilson, as part of his "MBA Mondays" series, provides this great article explaining some basic terms involved in sales of companies.

He covers: price, consideration, reps, warranties, escrow, integration plan, stay packages, government approvals, breakup fees, and timing.

If you don't know what some of those terms mean, this is worth a read.

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