The firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group handles the full gamut of corporate and business matters, including:
- Formation of corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
- Early and mid-stage debt and equity financings.
- Governance and compliance programs.
- Distribution of goods and services.
- Strategic relationships.
- Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
- Public and private offerings of securities.
- Investment management.
- Private investment and hedge funds.
- Insolvency planning.
For clients forming new businesses, our attorneys provide adept counsel to achieve the highest level of financial and operational efficiency. We help clients navigate the formation process to properly manage capital investment and create a functional managerial structure that responds to the needs of their business. Our services include, among other things, preparing shareholder, operating, partnership and employment agreements.
Finance and Securities
Our practice group represents issuers and investors in early-round and advanced-stage financings that support business growth, operations, buyouts, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for both public and privately-held businesses. We are dedicated to delivering the optimal transaction for our clients and helping them to manage resources in the accounting, investment banking and business advisory communities. Among the types of financings that we handle are:
- Public and private offerings of equity and debt securities.
- Structured and asset-based financings.
- Private credit and security agreements.
TKD provides legal services to investment advisers in all aspects of their business, including compliance with the complex and evolving requirements of federal and state securities laws such as the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as well as the requirements of self-regulatory organizations. We provide advice with structuring and operating private pooled investment vehicles such as hedge funds, Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE) funds, real estate funds and private equity funds.
Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
TKD lawyers structure business combinations with an emphasis on operational logistics, long-term growth and stability. Through focused due diligence, document analysis and managerial planning, we strive to facilitate the “perfect fit” – the best possible post-transaction synergy between business units, as well as the most effective outside strategic and commercial relationships. We frequently work with clients on transactions such as:
- Public and private mergers.
- Asset and stock acquisitions/sales.
- Reverse mergers.
- Joint ventures/strategic alliances.
We represent our clients in structuring, drafting and implementing a variety of commercial agreements, including distribution agreements, vendor contracts, private-label and licensing agreements, employment agreements, and deferred compensation and other incentive plans.