Mergers & Acquisitions

Resources: Glossary

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Promissory Note


A document signed by a purchaser of a business with a written promise to pay the balance of the purchase over an extended period of time.

See Also

Carryback, security agreement, seller financing, UCC.

Related Resources

Small Business Acquisition Financing

M&A Seller Financing: A Complete Guide