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Venture Capital - California
"His legal advice is superb, he has a very good understanding of all of the legal aspects of investing, he has strong business acumen and offers strong business advice." "Louis personally ensures quality, efficiency and value on every transaction we work on."
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Practice focuses on advising entrepreneurs and their management teams, investors and financial advisors at all stages of growth, from garage to global. Louis especially enjoys being able to help his clients achieve hyper-growth, go public and successfully obtain optimal liquidity events.
Applies a broad array of legal and business instruments, processes and strategies, from formation to liquidity. Guides emerging private companies as they secure venture capital financing, prepare for IPO or de-SPAC, and navigate the exit. Domain experience in public offerings and private placements of equity, equity-linked, and debt securities, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, spinoffs, strategic investments, and joint ventures.
Regularly represents US and non-US registrants before the SEC, FINRA, NYSE and NASDAQ. Admitted to practice in California and New York. Fluent in French as well as English.
Previously recognized by The Legal 500 US in the fields of mergers & acquisitions/corporate and commercial. Identified as a California leader in Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, Chambers USA (2012 – 2015). Two-time faculty member at the world-renowned Stanford Directors’ College.
ABA Business Law Committee, Subcommittee on Negotiated Acquisitions. Association of Corporate Counsel, Bay Area Corporate and Securities Law Committee. Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel.