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Term Sheet - Investment

The Term Sheet Investment summarises the principal terms of a proposed investment by the Investor into the Company.


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Document Overview

This document acts as a precursor document which can be used during the negotiation stages. Although it is not a legally binding document, except for clauses like confidentiality and exclusivity, it is useful to document your investment terms. This document serves as the foundation for the investment agreement and sets the stage for negotiations between parties.

A term sheet for investment helps to facilitate negotiations between the investor and the company. By outlining the proposed terms and conditions of the investment, the term sheet provides a starting point for negotiations and can help to identify areas where the two parties may have different expectations or priorities.

Additionally, by outlining the key terms of the investment in a clear and concise manner, the term sheet helps to ensure that both parties are on the same page and that there are no misunderstandings or surprises later on in the negotiation process.

Outlining the key terms of the investment upfront can also help to avoid lengthy negotiations and can help to ensure that both parties are able to move forward with finalising the investment agreement as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Use this Term Sheet Investment if: 

  • You are seeking potential investment or looking to sell your business.

  • You are making negotiations with potential investors.

What does this Term Sheet Investment cover? 

  • Details of the contract including names of both parties, contract investment and summary specifics.

  • Details of legal terms including investment, class of shares, employee share scheme, cap table, timetable, confidentiality, exclusivity and enforceability clauses.

  • Key provisions in shareholders agreement such as details of appointment of director, drag along options, tag along options, vesting options and bad leaver buy back rights. 

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