Private Equity & Venture Capital
We have substantial experience advising, structuring and negotiating various complex joint ventures and collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, private and public equity offerings, and venture capital transactions on behalf of global luxury brands, beverage, consumer package goods, media and publishing companies, including multi-million dollar deals ranging in excess of $1 billion.
Our attorneys have successfully helped launch and advise numerous fashion brands and e‐commerce/technology companies. In addition, we have successfully raised capital for a variety of entertainment, event promotion, fashion and e‐commerce companies looking to launch or expand their products and services.
We also advise clients in connection with private finance and other commercial transactions in the fashion industry, including merchant banking transactions, asset‐based financings, venture and mezzanine investments, highly leveraged acquisition financings, project and other structured financings, and private placements of debt securities.
Structure M&A, Private Equity, & Venture Capital
We have helped negotiate and structure mergers and sales, private equity, and venture capital transactions on behalf of companies, and private investors and investment funds. We assist clients in structuring private placement offerings, initial investment deal terms sheets, conduct legal and business due diligence, and draft and negotiate definitive investment and financing documents.
We assist clients with guidance in federal and state securities laws and regulations applicable to non-public securities transactions, including SEC Regulation D, broker-dealer regulations, and other SEC, NASD, NYSE, and state rules and regulations.
Tax and Transfer Pricing
We assist clients with development of strategies related to tax savings opportunities, minimizing tax risks, transfer pricing matters, and responding to tax law changes affecting business operations.
Life-Cycle Representation of Investments
We have significant experience representing clients in connection with their investments, whether in the form of buyouts (leveraged, management-led or otherwise), majority investments, minority investments, joint ventures or other structures.
We assist our clients with various exit strategies, including leveraged recapitalizations, divestitures and IPOs.
Private Equity and Venture Capital Advisory Services
We work closely with our client's internal and outside advisers to assess and structure our client's business objectives.
Corporate Formation and Joint Ventures
We advise emerging brands, entrepreneurs, and investors on business formation strategies and structures.
We advise boards of directors and individual executives on corporate governance, risk reduction, liability avoidance, and tax reporting and disclosure requirements.
We advise, structure, and form companies, including brand holding companies, handle corporate governance, and securities matters. We also provide strategic advice on and structure and negotiate international cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, IPOs, divestitures, franchises, and reorganizations.
Executive and Creative Director Compensation Packages
We structure and negotiate executive and creative directors compensation, including structuring bonus, equity, stock option, severance, and other compensation packages.