Robert J. Ahrenholz: Lawyer with Kutak Rock LLP

Robert J. Ahrenholz

Partner
Denver,  CO  U.S.A.
Phone(303) 292-7740

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Private Equity and Hedge Transactions
  • REITs-related Corporate and Securities Issues
  • Business and Corporate
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • EB-5 Finance
  • Securities Regulation
  • Aircraft
  • Alternative and Renewable Energy
  • Maritime and Railcar Finance
  • Commercial and Asset-Based Lending
  • Equipment Finance and Leasing
  • Corporate and Capital Transactions
  • Fund Capital Raising
  • Fund Structuring
  • Investment Management
  • Representation of Limited Partners and Other Investors
  • Asset Securitization
 
University Purdue University, B.S., 1966; Florida State University, M.B.A., 1969
 
Law SchoolCatholic University of America School of Law, J.D., 1974
 
Admitted1974, Georgia; 1981, Colorado
 
BornHattiesburg, Mississippi, September 18, 1943
 
Biography

Mr. Ahrenholz is a partner in Kutak Rock LLP's Denver office. He focuses his practice on corporate finance, securities, structured finance and securitizations representing issuers, investment bankers and others in a variety of transactions. Mr. Ahrenholz serves as lead counsel to issuer and investment banking clients in public and private financing transactions as well as to registered investment companies and other investment vehicles. Previously, he held a number of senior positions in the Division of Corporation Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC, and a significant portion of his practice involves the representation of public companies, providing advice with respect to the registration, reporting and disclosure requirements, as well as the exemption provisions, relating to federal securities laws. Mr. Ahrenholz has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America /Colorado for over 25 consecutive years and has been named Best Lawyers' 2014 Denver Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year. He also serves as the liaison to the States of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming for the ABA Subcommittee of Liaisons to Securities Administrators.

• Representation of issuers and investment bankers in public and private debt and equity offerings.
• Advising major investment bankers and issuers in structured finance, real estate, equipment leasing, life settlements, consumer finance, insurance premium loan and oil and gas financings.
• Counsel to a variety of issuers and investment bankers in the life settlement, secondary life insurance markets and related insurance financing products.
• Organized one of the first business development companies offered to the public for venture capital financing under the Investment Company Act of 1940.
• Represented one of the largest finance companies in the United States for commercial loan securitizations exceeding $3,000,000,000.
• Representation of investment companies and investment advisors in their formation and operation.
• Counsel to numerous developers in structuring and documenting EB-5 offering programs.

News

August 18, 2014 2015 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 56 Kutak Rock Attorneys
Kutak Rock is pleased to announce that 56 of its attorneys are included in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication.

August 13, 2014 Robert Ahrenholz and Mariza McKee Author EB-5 Securities Post for IIUSA
Kutak Rock attorneys Robert Ahrenholz and Mariza McKee published a post, New SEC Interpretations Regarding Accredited Investors Impact EB-5 Reg D Offerings, for the Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA) blog on August 11, 2014.

March 14, 2014 EB-5 Finance Team Publishes Practice Note on Raising EB-5 Capital
Kutak Rock attorneys Mariza McKee, Bob Ahrenholz and Bob Keim recently published Raising EB-5 Capital: Key Securities Laws Considerations and a Compliance Roadmap on Practical Law , a Thompson Reuters website.

November 1, 2013 Kutak Rock Team Publishes EB-5 Securities Article
Kutak Rock attorneys Bob Ahrenholz, Mariza McKee and Bob Keim authored an article in the most recent issue of IIUSA, the EB-5 trade organization's quarterly publication.

August 28, 2013 Eight Named to Best Lawyer Lawyer of the Year List
Eight Kutak Rock attorneys have been named Lawyer of the Year in their respective regions and practice areas in the newly released Best Lawyers 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

August 15, 2013 Record Number of Kutak Rock Attorneys Named Best Lawyers Forty-seven Kutak Rock attorneys reprenting 10 of the firm's 16 offices have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2014.

March 28, 2013 $49 Million Mezzanine Financing Using EB-5 Program
Kutak Rock attorneys assisted commercial developers to raise $49,500,000 through the EB-5 program from Chinese investors for the financing of a commercial office building in San Diego.

September 7, 2012 Best Lawyers Increase by 50% to 45 attorneys Forty-five Kutak Rock lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013.

August 30, 2011 29 Kutak Rock Attorneys Are 'Best Lawyers'
Twenty-nine Kutak Rock lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

July 29, 2011 SEC Ends Reliance On Credit Ratings
On July 26, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted rules implementing Section 939A of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank).

Publications

March 14, 2014 EB-5 Finance Team Publishes Practice Note on Raising EB-5 Capital
Kutak Rock attorneys Mariza McKee, Bob Ahrenholz and Bob Keim recently published Raising EB-5 Capital: Key Securities Laws Considerations and a Compliance Roadmap on Practical Law , a Thompson Reuters website.

Article

July 11, 2013 SEC Adopts General Solicitation and Bad Actor Rules for Private Offerings
Client Alert

May 20, 2013 SEC Addresses Potential Liability of Public Officials With Regard to Secondary Market Disclosure Obligations
Client Alert

April 10, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act
On April 5, 2012 President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act or the JOBS Act.

Client Alert

July 28, 2011 SEC Replaces Reliance on Credit Ratings In Short-Form Registration Criteria and Other Forms and Rules On July 26, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted rules implementing Section 939A of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank).

Client Alert

March 21, 2011 SEC Releases Implementing Sections 943 and 945 of Dodd-Frank Affect all Issuers of Asset-Backed Securities
On January 20, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted two separate releases implementing Section 943 and Section 945 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank).

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Government Service

Assistant Director, Division of Corporation Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C. 1976-1981

 
ISLN909521477
 


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Robert J. Ahrenholz

1801 California Street
DenverCO 80202-2658




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