Practice Areas


Practice Description

We have represented clients in the following kinds of financing transactions:

  • Venture capital
  • Angel investments
  • Bank financing
  • Public stock and debt offerings
  • Institutional placements of convertible debt with underlying public equity
  • Venture debt transactions
  • Equipment financing

We have represented companies raising money, investors and underwriters. While we have particularly extensive experience with representation of university-based startup companies, our work in the finance field also includes representation of mature companies in a wide variety of industries.

Finance Engagements

Client Transaction Industry
NantWorks Fourth Wall Studios $15 million preferred stock venture capital financing New Media
NantWorks Looktel Various Transactions Image Recognition
NantWorks Strand Diagnostics $30 million financing Medical Diagnostics
NantWorks Net.Orange Financing of undisclosed amount Medical Software
EPSON Series B investment in Visible Assets, Inc. Inventory tracking systems
Activate Angel investment Beverages
hiwire $16 million Series B Convertible Preferred Stock venture capital round led by New Enterprise Associates Internet radio software
Lyte Optronics Private placements of Convertible Preferred Stock with Arkwright Capital Partners; and of Subordinated Debt and Common Stock with Pacific Mezzanine Fund Laser pointer manufacturer
Fujitsu Public offering of Fujitsu’s Ross Technology, Inc. subsidiary Semiconductors
Allied Clinical Laboratories Private placement of convertible debt with institutional investors; initial and subsequent public offerings Clinical laboratory
Williams Sonoma Public offering Specialty retailer

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