buy-sell agreement

   A contract among the owners of a business (often dating from the time the business was set up) that provides terms for their purchase of the percentage of the enterprise owned by a partner or shareholder who has decided to withdraw.

Business law dictionary. 2015.

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  • buy — To acquire the ownership of property by giving an accepted price or consideration therefor; or by agreeing to do so; to acquire by the payment of a price or value; to purchase. To obtain something for a price, usually money. See also purchase @… …   Black's law dictionary

  • agreement to sell — an agreement by which the time when property is to pass to the person who has agreed to buy is to take place at some future time or subject to a condition. See sale. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

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