Trigger point for taking next steps: In addition to setting the key elements of the deal, the LOI is also a trigger point for critical milestones during process. Those trigger points are: For the seller to remove the practice from the market and focus on the single buyer. For the buyer and seller to begin conducting their due diligence. With agreement in principle on the main terms the seller will have more comfort in opening the books and sharing client information and the buyer will have more comfort in providing financial information.
Closing shall be on or before specified date at a place and time agreeable to all parties. From the signing of this letter of intent until Closing, Seller shall operate its business under the normal course of business and Seller shall not present, enter into discussions, or offer to sell its business to any other party. This paragraph shall be binding on the parties although the balance of this letter only expresses the intentions of the parties.