Mezzanine/Pre-IPO Private Placements

The SEC’s Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation (“OASB”) recently issued its 2021 Annual Report (the “Report”), which reviews the capital raising activities of a variety of companies, from startups and emerging businesses to smaller public companies. The OASB, together with the SEC’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, provided updated data

In the International Financial Law Review’s latest publication, A Deep Dive Into Capital Raising Alternatives, Mayer Brown provides context on the changes in market structure and market dynamics that led to the enactment of the JOBS Act. Specifically, the trend for many private companies to remain private longer, defer or dispense with traditional

Sunday, July 19, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Israel Time
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Join Mayer Brown and PwC for a webinar on Life Sciences IPOs.  Panelists will discuss the pre-IPO and IPO markets and IPO preparedness, among other topics. CEO and Co-Founder of InMode, Moshe Mizrahy, will join our

Kevin Gsell, Head of Legal Solutions & Partnerships at Nasdaq Private Markets, joined our annual session on late stage or pre-IPO private placements earlier this week.  As discussed during our session, as companies choose to remain private longer, and defer liquidity events, early investors and employees require liquidity opportunities.  In fact, in many cases, the

Professor Anat Alon-Beck from the School of Law at Case Western Reserve University joined our annual conference on Late Stage Private Placements earlier this week.  Prof. Beck spoke about the unicorn phenomenon, valuation concerns relating to unicorns and the new investors that have fueled the growth of unicorns.  Prof. Beck’s slides may be accessed here

During the first quarter of 2020, venture funding levels in the global healthcare and life sciences sector has increased 4% by dollars raised, quarter-over-quarter, despite the turbulent COVID-19 environment. According to a recent CB Insights report, healthcare companies raised $14.6 billion this past quarter in 1,156 deals. Deal volume decreased 6% quarter-over-quarter. The inverse

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Program

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While the IPO market remains active, companies continue to raise large sums of private capital through late stage private placements, with companies now taking an average of seven years to IPO. However, late stage

The financing environment for startup companies in the technology sector has changed substantially over the last few years. As evidenced by findings in CB Insights’ latest report, The 2020 Tech IPO Pipeline, tech companies have raised more funding than ever before by accessing the private venture markets. These startups reach unicorn status well before