Shareholder Agreement Considerations

If you are setting up a company with one or more other share holders then you need to work through all of these questions. It covers a number of topics that you may not have considered.

Chances are you are purely focusing on setting up the business and what everyone will be doing on day one. This ensures that you have the long term covered, and many of the “what if…” scenarios.

Shareholders wishing to exit business






Buying / selling % shares


Decision making




Exposure to debt


Legal positions


Performance Monitoring


Hours of work


Shareholder discretionary funds


Family working in business