We routinely represent investors, hedge funds and private equity funds in private equity and venture capital transactions. We advise on all aspects of private equity, including the structuring and formation of funds, the structuring of investments and the negotiation of acquisitions and divestitures. From advising on the best business entity to negotiating leases, we facilitate the entire process of creating and developing the emerging business.

In addition to fund formation, we represent private equity funds in all aspects of transactional and portfolio company work. With extensive experience in all required legal disciplines, we take an interdisciplinary approach to advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, alternative investments, employment and non-competition agreements, agreements related to seed investments and all aspects of SEC compliance. We are regularly involved in:

  • Entity selection for new venture and early-stage seed financings
  • Stockholder agreements
  • Intellectual property matters
  • Due diligence for proposed venture capital investments
  • Compensation arrangements
  • Fund formation and structuring
  • Equity formation and capitalization