Neal Gerber Eisenberg


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Growth enterprises, emerging companies, private equity funds and venture capitalists rely on our experienced advisors to guide them during the full range of investment transactions, including buyouts, spin-offs, restructurings, and carve-outs. We help companies maintain control of their operations, advance their vision and deal with the complex legal issues that accompany capital infusion and growth. We establish effective formation and management strategies; protect intellectual property and proprietary technology; and implement compliance with SEC and industry-specific regulatory bodies. We advise portfolio companies as they mature through their life cycles on strategic alliances, acquisitions, dispositions, investments and exit strategies.

Specifically, we counsel portfolio companies, management teams, funds, entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals and family offices, in:

  • Capital raising, including structuring, and implementing investments using common stock, preferred stock (straight and participating), senior, mezzanine and convertible debt, warrants and other forms of debt and equity securities.
  • Counseling on tax matters, securities laws, intellectual property, privacy regulations, real estate matters, litigation exposure, Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Patriot Act compliance.
  • Executing platform and add-on acquisitions and investments and exit strategies.
  • Corporate governance.
  • Executive management team compensation, employment issues and union matters.
  • Creating efficient tax structures and management rollover plans.
  • Due diligence.