Practice Areas & Industries: Burr & Forman LLP


Private Equity & Venture Capital Return to Practice Areas & Industries

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Burr & Forman LLP has experience in representing companies and private equity funds in more than 300 transactions.

Attorneys in our Private Equity and Venture Capital Group regularly represent private equity funds, financial institutions, venture capital funds, institutional investors and superangels in a wide range of private equity related activities, including:

LBOs/MBOs/Recapitalization Transactions
We regularly represent private equity funds, management groups and other investors in a variety of leveraged buy-outs, management buy-outs, management buy-ins and recapitalization transactions.

Fund Formation
We advise clients on establishing investment entities addressing such critical fund features as management fees, carried interest, investment restrictions, securities compliance and distributions. We also work with our clients as they raise capital from investors, and address the numerous securities law issues that arise along the way.

Venture Capital/Superangel Investments
We have extensive experience representing companies in all stages of growth. We have experience representing venture capital funds in the Southeast, nationally and offshore. We have a significant focus on emerging sectors such as technology, life sciences and biotechnology, telecommunications and media, and a wide variety of traditional industries.

Securities Offering/IPOs
We represent issuers and underwriters in public and private securities transactions including initial private offerings, follow-on placements and all associated securities issues.

In addition, Burr & Forman LLP - as a firm with a growing presence in the southeastern United States - regularly counsels home-grown, “middle-market” companies in capital opportunities among local or national alternatives.


Power Purchase Agreement
Represented an alternative energy company in the development of a 3.0 megawatt solar power project on rooftops of 30 school buildings in the Jefferson County (Colorado) School System. The transaction involved structuring and negotiating a power purchase agreement, agreements for access to the rooftops, agreements with engineering, procurement and construction providers, equity arrangements, bank financing, mezzanine financing, and federal and Colorado solar power incentives.

Private Placement
Assisted the client with the drafting of a private placement memorandum related to the sale of up to $1.5 million of its stock. Also assisted the client with its federal and state securities filings associated with the offering.

Purchase of Stock/Assets
Represented the purchaser in the purchase of stock or assets of a variety of home health care businesses