Williams Mullen attorneys help clients acquire the capital they need to grow their businesses. We handle sophisticated public and private offerings of debt and equity securities; venture capital and small business financing; tax-exempt financings and mortgage and asset-backed securitizations. We understand how to negotiate and document financing of all types and are committed to providing highly efficient and highly effective representation for every situation.

Williams Mullen attorneys help clients acquire the capital they need to grow their businesses. We handle sophisticated public and private offerings of debt and equity securities; venture capital and small business financing; tax-exempt financings and mortgage and asset-backed securitizations. We understand how to negotiate and document financing of all types and are committed to providing highly efficient and highly effective representation for every situation.
 

Securities Offerings

  • Counseling and representing issuers in initial public offerings
  • Shelf registrations (allocated and unallocated)
  • Registration of business combination transactions
  • Institutional private placements
  • Commercial paper programs
  • Registration of employee benefit plans
  • Registration of dividend reinvestment and stock purchase plans

 

Venture Capital and Small Business Financing

  • Financing start-up businesses
  • Counseling and advice on federal and state sources of capital
  • "Mezzanine" and venture capital transactions

 

Tax-Exempt Financings

  • Private activity (conduit) financings
  • State and local government general obligation and revenue issues
  • Issuance of complex structured finance obligations
  • Financial institution purchases of bonds or issuance of credit enhancement to support bond issues
  • Restructuring and reissuance of tax-exempt obligations

 

Securitization

  • Formation of bankruptcy-remote entities
  • Establishment of securitization programs and related policies and procedures
  • Acquisitions of securitizable assets
  • Development and analysis of transaction structures
  • Creation of innovative financing vehicles to accommodate unique asset types
  • Rating agency presentations
  • Negotiation of interim warehouse facilities
  • Preparation of public and private offering materials
  • Sales to conduits
  • Servicing arrangements

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