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<br /> Middle-Market<br /> M&A<br /> SurveyBook<br /> 2018 Survey of Key M&A Deal Terms<br /> Introduction<br /> Seyfarth Shaw LLP is pleased to present the 5th edition of its Middle-Market M&A SurveyBook<br /> (“Survey”) which analyzes key transaction terms included in over 120 middle-market (i.e., transactions<br /> with a purchase price of less than $1 billion) private target acquisition agreements signed in 2017. 1<br /> The information presented is intended to serve as a guide to buyers, sellers and deal professionals<br /> on “what’s market” when negotiating private target acquisition agreements in what we expect<br /> to be a very active 2018.<br /> The Survey focuses on key deal terms comprising the “indemnity package” included in almost<br /> all private target acquisition agreements to address a seller’s potential post-closing liability to a<br /> buyer, and set the parameters of a buyer’s ability to claw back purchase price from a seller. As<br /> is always th<a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=1"> Middle-Market M&A SurveyBook 2018 Survey of Key</a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=2"> Introduction Seyfarth Shaw LLP is pleased to p</a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=3"> seeing an increase in private equity-backed platf</a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=4"> Indemnity Escrow Amount* <5% 12.90% Escrow Amo</a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=5"> Indemnity Escrow Period* <12 </a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=6"> Representation & Warranty General Survival Period</a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=7"> Carve Outs to General Survival Period* DUE AUTHO</a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=8"> Indemnity Basket Type* 27 % g n i p p i T</a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=9"> Indemnity Basket Size* TRUE DEDUCTIBLE BASKET </a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=10"> Indemnity Cap Size* <5% 3.80% Cap Size as a Pe</a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=11"> Glossary Indemnity Escrow Amount The indemnity </a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=12"> Minimizing Risk in Your M&A Transactions: What’s </a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=13"> WAGE & HOUR LITIGATION </a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=14"> Seyfarth’s Leading Middle-Market M&A Practice </a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=15"> For More Information Suzanne Saxman </a> <a title="2018 Middle-Market M&amp;A Surveybook page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f4efd8b8?page=16"> Atlanta Houston </a>