With you from start to finish on your strategic transactions
To create value from corporate venturing in today’s deal environment takes discipline. You need to identify targets, negotiate deal terms, and know when and how to capture strategic value through the transaction. It also requires fresh thinking – our corporate venture lawyers have the skills, experience and creativity to guide you on complex transactions, whatever the structure or challenges.
We’re involved in every facet of corporate venturing for our clients. We advise ambitious corporates on setting up venture arms, structuring venturing activities and making these activities effective within various organizational dynamics. It’s how we support clients’ innovation activity – advising on their strategic investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial arrangements. This experience makes our lawyers ideally situated to work with your corporate venture, corporate development and innovation units to develop and execute your strategic transactions.
Through high-quality work and client service, we’ve built long-standing relationships with corporate venture capital funds globally. With lawyers in 40+ countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, we’re one of the few law firms with an international group of corporate venture capital lawyers.
Whether you want to create an ecosystem, develop market intelligence or build a pipeline of companies to buy, we can guide you on your strategic transactions and commercial agreements. And we manage any legal or business issues across your portfolio companies.
“We act for investors and companies in more than 650 venture and debt financings a year.”
We act for investors and companies in more than 700 venture and debt financings a year. This gives us invaluable experience working with corporate venture funds on investments, governance arrangements, acquisitions and exits. We’re efficient and cost effective regardless of the size of your transactions.
Corporate venture capital often involves short deadlines. Because of our large team and extensive work in the venture capital transaction ecosystem, we have the resources to meet quick turnarounds. Having closed more than 2,100 venture financing deals totaling over USD80 billion globally in the last three years, we have the insight and experience you need in your complex transactions.
Our success in these transactions is also due to our close collaboration with lawyers in other practice areas when their experience is needed. These include our tax, regulatory, labor and employment, data privacy and security, and intellectual property and technology teams. You get an integrated, global service.
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