Capital Markets and Securities
For Capital Markets and Securities, we represent issuers, and sellers in a wide collection of corporate finance transactions, including private placements and public offerings of equity, debt and convertible securities, trust preferred securities, corporate recapitalizations, and mergers and acquisitions. With this broad experience, our attorneys provide guidance throughout the due diligence and regulatory approval processes, completing offerings on time and cost efficiently.
We compliment our securities practice with experience in executive compensation matters and assist in the design and documentation of officer and director stock option plans and other equity participation agreements. We also have assisted clients in leveraged buyouts, venture capital financing and a variety of portfolio investments, and can provide advice and documentation services on matters ranging from tax planning and control issues to implementing appropriate governance provisions and exit strategies.
We assist clients in sourcing capital from the following sources:
- Traditional bank debt
- Mezzanine debt
- Non-bank debt
- Private equity
- Venture capital
- Economic development incentives
- Tax credit programs