Buy or sell a business in Canada with these affordable, customizable template contracts, checklists, LOIs, and legal forms.

  • These are Canadian legal forms. Some documents are province-specific, but most of them can be used throughout Canada.
  • These templates are customizable to fit your unique needs.
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Canada Affidavit of Bona Fide Purchase of Assets

Prepare an Affidavit of Bona Fide Purchase with this template form for the purchase of a business in Canada.

  • The Affidavit must be sworn by an officer of a company that is purchasing the assets of a business.
  • The Affidavit attests that the purchase is a bona fide purchase and is not being made for the purpose of keeping the assets out of the hands of creditors.
  • This form can be used in any Canadian province or territory.

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Canada Affidavit of Residency (Sale of Business)

Selling shares or assets of a Canadian business? Provide the purchaser with this Affidavit of Residency of Vendor.

  • The Affidavit is made under section 116 of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
  • The Affidavit must be sworn by either the vendor (if an individual) or a corporate officer (if the shares being transferred are owned by a company).
  • The vendor attests that it is not a non-resident of Canada, as that term is defined in the Income Tax Act.

Canada Asset Purchase Agreement

Purchase the assets of a Canadian business with this comprehensive Asset Purchase Agreement.

  • The business is sold as a going concern, including assets, inventory and goodwill.
  • The amount of the purchase price allocated to inventory will be adjusted prior to closing based on the actual physical inventory at that time.
  • The transaction is conditional in part upon the parties completing all of their covenants that must be performed prior to closing.
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Canada Due Diligence Checklist for Business Purchase

Before you jump in and purchase a business, make sure you consider all the issues with this free Due Diligence Checklist for Canadian companies which lists the items you need to review, including:

  • corporate records;
  • financial information;
  • contractual arrangements;
  • assets and property;
  • employee relations and benefits;
  • tax matters.

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Canada Letter of Intent to Purchase Business Assets

Negotiate the purchase of a Canadian business with this Letter of Intent to Purchase Assets of Business template for Canada.

  • A letter of intent is not a legal contract, except for certain provisions such as confidentiality clauses which prohibit either party from disclosing any confidential information belonging to the othe rparty.
  • The buyer is offering to purchase all of the assets and goodwill of the business from the seller.
  • If the parties fail to execu.....

Canada Property Transfer Agreement

Set out the terms of a transfer of depreciable property as part of the sale of a business with this Canada Property Transfer Agreement.

  • The parties agree that the property is being transferred at fair market value.
  • The purchaser agrees to issue shares in its capital stock to the seller and assume any outstanding encumbrances on the property as payment of the purchase price.
  • The parties agree to make a joint Section 85(1) election under the Income Tax Act (C.....

Negotiating Price for Sale of Business Over $1 Million

This information package and checklist is for you if you're planning to buy or sell a business in Canada that is valued in excess of $1 million. You'll discover:

  • How to reach a common understanding so you can make the best possible deal for both parties.
  • Value and price are not the same thing.
  • A comparison of asset sales vs. share sales.
  • Different methods of evaluation.
  • How goodwill can be evaluated.
  • How to calculate normalized .....

Ontario Bulk Sales Forms for Asset Purchase and Sale

Prepare Ontario Bulk Sales Act and PPSA documents to complete the purchase and sale of business assets with this package of forms, which contains:

  1. Ontario Bulk Sales Act Affidavits for both the buyer and the seller,
  2. Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) Consent and Release form,
  3. Creditor Waiver of Claim form,
  4. Bill of Sale,
  5. Direction re Funds
  6. Corporate resolution approving the transaction,
  7. Vendor (Seller) Undertaking &.....

Ontario Offer to Purchase Business Assets

Write an offer to purchase the assets, inventory and supplies of an Ontario business with this downloadable template.

  • Once accepted by the seller, the Offer to Purchase becomes a binding agreement of purchase and sale between the parties.
  • The offer is conditional upon the purchaser receiving financing sufficient for the transaction.
  • The purchaser will take over the lease on the business premises and assume certain liabilities.
  • The purchaser is.....

Ontario Offer to Purchase Business Assets & Shares

Have you decided to buy an established business in Ontario? You can write up your offer to purchase the assets and shares of the company with this downloadable template.

  • The offer is for the assets (excluding cash on hand and receivables) and the shares, but not the debt obligations of the company.
  • Upon being accepted, the offer automatically becomes a legally binding purchase and sale agreement.
  • The buyer will not assume any of the business liabilities ex.....