Allan Duboff maintains a diverse corporate and business practice with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, licensing and general business matters. He is a leading authority on limited liability companies. As a member of the California State Bar Drafting Subcommittee, Mr. Duboff was instrumental in the creation of the Limited Liability Company Act.
Mr. Duboff is an advisor to clients ranging from emerging growth companies, closely held companies and equity funds to public companies in a range of transactions. He has significant experience in a number of industries, including manufacturing, high-tech, media and entertainment, food service, consumer products, medical devices and apparel.
As a moderator and speaker, Mr. Duboff regularly contributes on issues relating to mergers and acquisitions, limited liability companies, joint ventures and partnerships at industry conferences and continuing legal education seminars sponsored by the California State Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, California Continuing Education of the Bar, B. Riley & Co., Los Angeles Venture Association, The Rutter Group, UCLA Extension, Directors Roundtable, CLE International, National Business Institute and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
Acquisition of StyleHaul by RTL Group S.A.
Represented RTL in its acquisition of a controlling stake in StyleHaul, the largest multichannel fashion and beauty network, for over $100 million. RTL will also invest $20 million into StyleHaul to fund the company's growth plan.
Investment in SpotXchange by RTL Group S.A.
Advised RTL Group S.A. in its acquisition of 65% of the equity of SpotXchange, Inc. for an initial investment of approximately $144 million. SpotXchange provides a video advertising platform for premium publishers, agencies, trading desks, demand-side platforms and ad networks to ensure they achieve maximum revenue for their inventory. RTL Group is a leading European entertainment network, with interests in 54 television channels and 27 radio stations and content production throughout the world.
Sale of the Sacramento Kings
Represented the Sacramento Kings in connection with the sale of the team's controlling interest.
Acquisition of Endres Processing, LLC by Scope Industries
Represented Scope Industries, a leader in the removal and reprocessing of bakery and cereal-grain by-products into animal feed, in connection with the company's acquisition of Endres Processing, LLC.
Acquisition of Loyalize by Viggle
Represented Viggle (VGGL) in its purchase of substantially all of the assets of Trusted Opinion Inc.'s Loyalize business, which consists of technology that enables brands and content providers to engage with nationwide audiences during live TV shows by providing games, polls, real-time discussions and sharing features for smartphones, tablets and laptops and on connected TVs.
Acquisition of Watchpoints by Viggle
Represented Viggle (VGGL) in its purchase of certain assets of Mobile Messaging Solutions, Inc.'s Watchpoints business, which is involved in developing, selling, maintaining and improving an interactive broadcast television application utilizing audio recognition technology.
Highridge Costa Housing Partners Formation
Represented Highridge Partners, a privately held real estate investment company, in the formation with Citi and Michael Costa, a leader in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) industry, of Highridge Costa Housing Partners, LLC to own general partnership interests in and manage an existing $3.4 billion LIHTC portfolio of 275 affordable, multifamily housing communities, housing 80,000 residents in 34 states and Puerto Rico.
Sale of TouchStone Software Corporation
Represented TouchStone Software Corporation (TSSW.OB), a provider of utility software, in its sale to Phoenix Technologies, Ltd. (PTEC)
Purchase of Ambassador Marine Group
Represented investor group in its purchase of Ambassador Marine Group, a global provider of marina design, manufacturing and construction services, from Ambassadors International, Inc.
Purchase of Digital Signage Division From Planar Systems, Inc.
Represented portfolio company in its purchase of digital signage division from Planar Systems, Inc. (PLNR)
New California LLC Law May Significantly Impact Existing Operating Agreements
California Laws Governing Business Entities, Corporation Service Company
Loeb & Loeb Launches Fashion and Luxury Brands Industry Group
August 7, 2007
Nontax Factors in Structuring the Limited Liability Company
2004 Chapter 6, Forming & Operating California Limited Liability Companies, California Continuing Education of the Bar (1995) Update Author (1996-2004)
E-Business Legal Arsenal: Practitioner Agreements and Checklists
2004 American Bar Association Section of Science & Technology Law
Converting Existing Business Entity to Limited Liability Company
2004 Chapter 11, Forming & Operating California Limited Liability Companies, California Continuing Education of the Bar
New Usury Exemptions
Fall 2000 Business Law Update, Los Angeles County Bar Association Business & Corporations Law Section
Increase in LLC Fees
Spring 2000 Business Law Update, Los Angeles County Bar Association Business & Corporations Law Section
Effect of RUPA on Existing Partnerships
1999 Chapter 22, Advising California Partnerships, California Continuing Education of Bar, 3rd ed.
Report of the Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies Committee
Spring 1998 Business Law News, California State Bar Business Law Section MORE PUBLICATIONS
Mergers and Acquisitions Roundtable
May 2011 California Lawyer
Crisis on Wall Street
March 2008 Women's Wear Daily
Bear Stearns' Troubles Not Seen Impacting Fashion Firms
March 18, 2008 DNR
Pix Set Sail Via Oceana
June 28, 2007 Variety
Film Department is Ready to Open Doors
June 28, 2007 Variety
Expert Webcast Panel
January 22, 2015
Webinar Loeb & Loeb LLP is pleased to announce that partners Allan Duboff and Linda Deitch are speaking on a Expert Webcast's panel titled, Maximizing Value and Proceeds from a Sale of a Private Company....
Expert Webcast Panel
September 12, 2014 Loeb & Loeb LLP is pleased to announce that partner Allan Duboff will be speaking at the Expert Webcast Panel on Shareholder Disputes and Transactional Alternatives for a Private Company.From t...
Expert Webcast Panel
August 21, 2014 Loeb & Loeb LLP is proud to sponsor the Expert Webcast panel where partner Allan Duboff will be speaking onShareholder Disputes and Transactional Alternatives for a Private Company. More...
ACI's Summit on Merger & Acquisition Litigation
February 19-21, 2014
Bally's Las Vegas
3645 Las Vegas Monorail
Las Vegas, NV 89109 Loeb & Loeb LLP is pleased to announce that partner Allan B. Duboff will be speaking at a pre-conference workshop at ACI's Summit on Merger & Acquisition Litigation titled, M&A...
Los Angeles Venture Association Meet the VCs Event
October 17, 2012
Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica, California 90402 Loeb & Loeb LLP is pleased to announce that partner Allan Duboff will serve as a moderator in the Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA) Meet the VCs event. From the conference website...
Moderator, Crowdfunding Los Angeles Venture Association Investment Capital Conference 2012
June 13, 2012
B. Riley & Co. 13th Annual Investor Conference
Speaker, “The JOBS Act and its Implications for Public Companies and Public Company Investors”
May 21-23, 2012
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90401 Loeb & Loeb LLP is proud to sponsor the 13th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference, where partner Allan B. Duboff will be speaking on a panel titled “The JOBS Act and i...
B. Riley & Co. 12th Annual Investor Conference
Speaker, State of the Capital Markets
May 24, 2011
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel Loeb & Loeb LLP is proud to sponsor B. Riley & Co. 2011 Annual Investor Conference, where partner Allan Duboff will be on a panel titled State of the Capital Markets. From the co...
Forming & Operating Limited Liability Companies
April 1, 2011 From the CEB Web site:LLCs offer limited liability for their owners-like a corporation-with the tax treatment of a partnership, in addition to the freedom to structure management rights and fin...
LAVA: Exit Strategies for the New Year - First look at the M&A and IPO Markets
January 11, 2011
Skirball Cultural Center Loeb & Loeb LLP is proud to sponsor the Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA) breakfast program, Exit Strategies for the New Year - First look at the M&A and IPO Markets, Loeb partn...
B. Riley & Co. 11th Annual Investor Conference
Speaker, Mergers and Acquisitions
May 26, 2010
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel Loeb & Loeb LLP is proud to sponsor the 11th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference, where partner Allan Duboff will be speaking on the Mergers and Acquisitions panel.From the conference...
LAVA 2010 Investment Capital Conference
Conference Co-Chair and Private Equity Panelist
April 21, 2010
JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE Loeb & Loeb LLP is proud to announce that partner Allan Duboff is co-chair of the LAVA 2010 Investment Capital Conference and participating on a panel. Allan will be speaking on the Private Equity...
LAVA's 2009 Southern California Business Growth Conference
Speaker, Financial Strategies for Surviving a Recession
April 20, 2009
Anaheim Marriott Loeb & Loeb LLP is proud to sponsor the 2009 Southern California Business Growth Conference, featuring Loeb partner Allan Duboff as a speaker. From the conference web site:Combining the...
LAVA's Investment Capital Conference 2008
May 7, 2008
Millennium Biltmore Hotel Loeb & Loeb LLP is proud to sponsor the 2008 LAVA Investment Capital Conference, featuring Loeb partner Allan Duboff as a panelist.From the LAVA ICC site:For 15 years it has been the annual sign...
LAVA Breakfast Meeting - Mergers and Acquisitions: From Courtship to Marriage
June 12, 2007 Loeb & Loeb LLP is a sponsor of the Los Angeles Venture Association's June Breakfast Meeting, titled Mergers and Acquisitions: From Courtship to Marriage.The panel will offer guidance on what...
• Named in Southern California Super Lawyers in Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate and Securities & Corporate Finance, a Thomson Reuters business (2006-2015)
• Highest AV Preeminent (5 out of 5) Professional Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory