Generally speaking, there are two options for buying a business: a share purchase or an asset purchase. In a share purchase, the purchaser buys the shares of the company that operates the business and that owns the assets of the business. … In an asset purchase, the purchaser buys specific business assets.
The process of buying and selling STOCKS and SHARES on the STOCK MARKET. The market maker will quote two prices to the stockbroker or bank, a lower ‘bid’ price at which the market maker is prepared to buy shares, and a higher ‘offer’ price at which he is prepared to sell the shares.
If you do have confidence in the company and are looking to invest more, share purchase plans provide a great opportunity to do so, Ashley Bishop from Verse Wealth tells Money. Seems like a good deal, and in many cases it is, but there are still some things investors should be mindful of.
A share purchase agreement (“SPA”) is typically entered into by and between a buyer and seller(s) of a target company’s shares whereby the seller(s) agrees to sell a specific number of shares to the buyer for a specified price.