Related Areas of FocusCorporate Venture CapitalEmerging BusinessesEmployee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)Franchise LawMergers & AcquisitionsSecuritiesVenture Capital
All businesses have capital needs to fund business expansion and development. Our experienced team of lawyers assists our clients with the legal issues associated with their capital raising and investing activities.
Our team handles equity and debt financings, and assists clients with public and private offerings, tender offers, takeovers and syndications. We represent venture capital firms and other private equity investors in their acquisition and investment activities, and advise emerging, expanding and seasoned businesses in developing and implementing capital raising plans and structuring financing instruments and transactions.
In addition to our involvement in public offerings as counsel to the issuer or the underwriters, our work for clients raising capital in private transactions include (i) representing private companies in numerous private offerings and other financing transactions involving venture capital and other investors, including recapitalizations, senior debt, preferred stock and mezzanine financings, (ii) representing private companies in connection with recapitalizations and founder buyouts, and (iii) representing financial institutions seeking to raise capital through private stock offerings to qualified investors.
We provide advice on specialized capital raising by financial institutions and insurance companies. These transactions involve the assistance of attorneys in our firm with regulated industry specific expertise who work closely with the members of our team.
The life of many enterprises may involve going “public,” and some time later going “private.” Our team has significant experience and knowledge in both kinds of transactions.
Appropriate compensation arrangements for employees are important aspects of any client’s business. Our team assists our public and private clients in complying with federal and state securities laws when establishing executive, director and employee equity compensation plans or arrangements.