Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists face a number of unique challenges and opportunities. As a result, venture capital firms, entrepreneurs, start-up companies and funds, emerging growth companies and mature businesses in diverse industries regularly seek and obtain our counsel.

Graubard Miller advises investment banking firms, investment partnerships, hedge funds and angel investors. Our attorneys also advise companies seeking investment capital. We have experience representing clients on both sides of the table in all areas of private equity, private fund and venture capital transactions. Consequently, we have a complete perspective on the issues and we draw upon that perspective to meet the needs of each client.

We provide our investment banking clients with introductions to quality companies seeking venture capital, and offer our private and publicly traded company clients introductions to investment banks and venture capitalists.

In the private equity, private fund and venture financing arena, Graubard Miller:

· Represents venture funds, mezzanine funds, hedge funds and other institutional and private investors in fund formation and structuring, seeding agreements, capital raising, portfolio investments, disclosure and compliance matters and public and private transactions

· Structures, documents, and closes investment transactions involving common stock, preferred stock, subordinated debt, warrants, and other forms of equity, equity-related, and debt securities

· Represents emerging growth companies, from start-up funding through follow-on transactions, to initial public offerings and beyond.