The Curtis Venture Capital practice guides investors and emerging companies in executing successful transactions that provide potential for growth and meet expectations for return on investment. Attorneys in the group handle venture capital transactions for funds, investment arms of financial institutions and corporations, and emerging companies. The group has participated in transactions in a broad range of industries throughout the world, with many recent transactions in life sciences, nanotechnology, telecommunications, financial services and energy.
The firm leverages its knowledge of global markets and the investment environment to structure transactions to meet its clients' goals.
The range of services provided by the group includes:
- All aspects of the investment process, including due diligence, structuring and negotiation
- Financings including stock, warrants, convertible debt and bridge loans
- Exit transactions such as strategic sales, auctions, initial public offerings, recapitalizations and liquidations
- Establishing corporate entities and initiating business activities, including developing the capital structure, implementing stock option plans, negotiating employment agreements and protecting intellectual property assets