We have significant experience in US and international private equity transactions. Our experience in corporate, securities, intellectual property, tax, and ERISA law has enabled us to handle successfully numerous complex domestic and cross-border transactions, including mezzanine and later stage investments, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, private investments in public equity financings, and recapitalizations. We understand the changing environment of the private equity market and can respond quickly with innovative structuring and financing for all types of transactions. Our lawyers have extensive experience with acquisitions and financings of public and private companies and with a variety of exit strategies, including spin-offs, recapitalizations, mergers, and IPOs.
Robinson & Cole has extensive experience representing both venture-backed companies and venture capital firms in industries such as technology, health care, consumer products, media and marketing, retail, manufacturing, and finance. Our lawyers understand the venture capital process and have significant experience with the documentation involved in venture capital financings. We understand the standards by which venture capitalists assess businesses and business plans and models, the types and terms of securities involved, and the dynamics of multi-investor groups and multiple series of equity. Our experience enables us to navigate clients through the often complicated issues involved in venture capital financings, as well as provide advice and insight to those clients as they grow their businesses.