Investor Representation

Venture Capital and Investor Representation – United States
We are recognized as a global leader in the representation of venture capital funds and other private equity investors in their investment activities. With offices in Silicon Valley, Ann Arbor, Boston, New York, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Beijing, China our deal teams support investors from venture capital hubs nationwide. We consistently rank among the top firms in the annual Private Equity Analyst league tables. We close more venture financing transactions per attorney than any other firm in the world. Our lawyers are positioned to deliver the most current deal and market knowledge available.

We build small, stable investor representation teams to tailor best practices around each client’s preferred deal structures to provide the most cost-effective investor representation available. Our teams structure transactions to position each client for the best possible returns from liquidity events and economic protection in non-performing investments whether they be small seed financings, large mezzanine private equity or PIPE transactions.

We strive to become an extension of our clients’ transaction teams. Closing dozens of deals every month, we have the most current market intelligence and relationships in the marketplace. We use this knowledge to provide targeted referrals to investors and companies alike. We can strategically refer investors to the most promising young companies and help bring together the intellectual and financial capital that fuels the emerging growth company marketplace.

Venture Capital and Investor Representation – International
In recent years, as the world has become “flat,” we have taken a leading role representing investors in international venture and private equity transactions. While we continue to work in the established markets of Western Europe and Israel, we have responded to globalization by engaging the emerging markets in China, Eastern Europe, India, Latin America, and Russia. We have considerable expertise in structuring, negotiating and navigating our venture fund clients through the complexities of investing offshore. We now have one of the most active practices in the world representing venture funds investing in China.