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Buying and Selling a Business in Massachusetts

Serving Business Owners in Leominster, Fitchburg, Gardner and the Surrounding Massachusetts Towns and Cities

Whether purchasing a new business or selling your existing business, our business lawyers can assist every step of the way. Business acquisitions and sales require experienced counsel to cost effectively see you through the transaction and avoiding substantially expensive, unintended issues.

Gelinas & Ward is the leading law firm serving the needs of business owners throughout Leominster, Fitchburg, Worcester, Gardner, central Massachusetts and north central Massachusetts and all areas surrounding Route 2 and 495. We represent plastics and specialty manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, real estate development companies and several other professional businesses in the processes of buying and selling businesses, as well as related matters including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Business sales
  • Letters of intent
  • Asset purchase agreements
  • Stock purchase agreements
  • Assisting with all aspects of due diligence (including environmental assessments) and disclosure
  • Noncompete agreements and noncompetition issues
  • Winding down and liquidating businesses
  • Loan and financing agreements and issues
  • Stock redemption agreements
  • Succession planning

Legal Guidance from Experienced Massachusetts Business Acquisition Attorneys

The lawyers at Gelinas & Ward are highly experienced and skilled at drafting, reviewing, and negotiating the terms and conditions of business purchase and sale agreements. We are general counsel to businesses with annual sales in excess of $100,000,000; real estate holdings valued over $200,000,000, and have represented clients selling businesses of all sizes – from $40,000 to over $20,000,000. Whether you are buying or selling a business, the attorneys at Gelinas & Ward will assist you every step of the way to protect your interests, reduce liabilities, and maximize your return.


AV® Preeminent™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Gelinas & Ward, LLP serves families, individuals and businesses in the Leominster, Massachusetts area. They specialize in all-inclusive estate planning services for both you and your business. They also provide extensive planning through Elder Law services, wills and trusts, powers of attorney, long-term care planning, special needs planning, probate and estate administration, trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, business succession planning, real estate transactions, and business mergers and acquisitions. Their offices are located in Leominster, but they serve clients all throughout North Central Massachusetts, including Fitchburg, Gardner, Worcester, Lunenburg, Sterling, Worcester County, and the surrounding cities and towns.

Gelinas & Ward, LLP

106 Merriam Avenue
Leominster, MA 01453

365 Main St
Worcester, MA 01608

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