Bradley A. Jacobson, shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Boston office and co-chair of its Corporate Practice, presented at the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2023, March 14. Jacobson presented “Late-Stage and Pre-IPO Private Placements,” providing insight on the distinctive elements of pre-initial public offerings (IPO).
According to the conference website, the panel discussed key knowledge needed to analyze and decipher the late-stage private placement market, prepare offering disclosures, understand common terms and typical negotiating issues, distinguish placements to investors and placements involving secondary shares, as well as recognize information asymmetries and proximity to IPO and SEC concerns.
Jacobson advises hedge funds, venture capital funds, private equity funds and investment advisers, as well as public and private companies, in a wide variety of securities, corporate finance, and merger and acquisition transactions. He is experienced in structuring and negotiating public and private offerings, mergers, and stock and asset acquisitions. Additionally, Jacobson advises public and private companies with respect to corporate governance issues, public disclosures, and securities law compliance, including proxy statements, registration statements, and periodic reports, as well as investors with respect to Section 13 and Section 16 issues. Jacobson is a frequent author and speaker on venture capital, particularly late-stage and pre-IPO private placements.
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