One of the most challenging parts of starting a new business can be capitalization. We work with businesses and entrepreneurs to draft the necessary investment instruments to raise capital, and to find the right source of funds for their venture. We have helped clients raise funds through private equity offerings, joint ventures, state grants, and traditional debt financing. Specific examples of the work we have performed are listed below.

  • Client: ADI Thermal Power Corp / Helio Energy, Inc.
    Business Type: Distributed Power Technology Development
    Services Performed: Drafted proposal for California Energy Commission ("CEC") for state sponsored investment, structured initial business plan.
    Highlight: Joint Ventured application with company receiving existing funds from the CEC
  • Client/Partner: VNesto Capial
    Business Type: Small Business Finance
    Services Performed: Worked in tandem with VNesto Capital to help various small businesses develop offering documents to raise equity and restructure their corporations to qualify for bank financing.
    Highlight: Worked in partnership to develop small business credit-enhancement program.
  • Client/Partner: Land Revitalization Advisors
    Business Type: Distressed Real Estate Restructuring
    Services Performed: Consultation with respect to leveraging illiquid developer assets to satisfy personal guarantees. Joint venture formations, contract drafting, and general counsel.
    Highlight: Legal consultation in the marketing of a municipal partnership interests valued at over $100 million.
  • Client: Axis Investment Management, LLC
    Business Type: Motion Picture Investments
    Services Performed: Drafting of securitized debt offering, entity formations, SEC and Department of Corporations compliance, general counsel.
    Highlight: Creation of Axis Motion Picture Fund, LLC to fund films produced by Shoreline Motion Pictures.
Legal Counsel in the following Corporate Financing Transactions:
  • Private Equity Investment Offerings
  • Collateralized Debt Offerings
  • Grant Funding Applications
  • Legal Counsel in Acquisition of Captial from the following Sources:
  • Venture Funding
  • SBA Financing
  • Alternative Business Loans
  • California Funding Programs
  • Equity and Mezzanine Financing
  • Commercial Mortgages