Financing and Offerings

The strengths of our corporate practice and extensive work in securities law come together in the area of corporate and entrepreneurial finance. Ziegler, Ziegler & Associates LLP provides counsel and legal representation to corporate clients worldwide seeking to raise capital or otherwise obtain financing for new or expanding businesses. We guide clients in obtaining the funds through a variety of equity and debt financing arrangements, including IPOs and other public offerings, private placements, PIPEs, and negotiated financings including equity investments, preferred stock, convertible debt and bank financing.

We handle all stages of funding and related compliance matters, including:

  • Public and private issuance of securities under the Securities Act of 1933
  • Regulatory Compliance, including reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and obligations arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Issuance of Global Depositary Receipts, American Depositary Receipts and Hong Kong Depositary Receipts, including under Regulation S and Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, to facilitate cross-border transactions
  • Domestic and international securities transactions
  • Public and private placement of equity and debt
  • Structuring private placements under Regulation D
  • Establishment of investment and hedge funds and other investment vehicles
  • Initial and Secondary Public Offerings
  • Drafting, negotiation and enforcement of stock and asset purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, investment agreements, bank loan documents, placement and underwriting agreements
  • Advising U.S. and foreign asset management firms in the establishment and operation of domestic and offshore funds
  • Preparation of Private Placement Memoranda
  • Investment management
  • Custody and Administration Agreements