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Whether it is growth by infusions of capital, expansion through acquisition or organic growth, STUART | MOORE | STAUB’s attorneys provide sophisticated counsel to help our clients expand, excel and evolve.

Corporate Finance

Corporate finance is at the heart of STUART | MOORE | STAUB’s corporate representation.  Our firm’s attorneys offer an extraordinary level of expertise in traditional and non-traditional finance transactions to assist our clients in growing their respective businesses.

Our finance counseling provides a rare combination of financial market savvy, securities experience, common sense, banking relationships and creative thinking that enables our clients to identify and implement capital solutions that are narrowly tailored to their business needs.

The following is a small sample of capital transactional services that we provide:

  • Representation of issuers and investors (including funds and individual investors) in common stock and preferred stock offerings;
  • Representation of issuers and investors (including funds and individual investors) in convertible debt offerings;
  • Representation of lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured debt finance transactions.
  • Representation of financial institutions with respect to pro-active and re-active capital raise transactions; and
  • Representation of emerging growth companies in many sectors, including technology, internet commerce, software, and business services, in their debt and equity raising efforts, providing specific advice on JOBS Act flexibility for such companies.

Mergers and Acquisitions

STUART | MOORE | STAUB’s attorneys have guided many companies through merger and acquisition transactions. Our firm’s depth, collaborative practice and experience across a vast set of industries provide our clients with a balanced and diverse deal team. Throughout our storied history in M&A, STUART | MOORE | STAUB’s attorneys:
  • Collaborate with management teams and other professionals, including investment bankers and accountants, to identify growth plans and strategize concerning acquisition targets;
  • Outline joint ventures and identify strategic alliances that supplement, support and further the key business goals and relationships for our clients;
  • Develop a transactional deal structure that meets the finance, operational, tax, transition, and non-business needs of our clients;
  • Request and obtain requisite federal, state and regulatory approvals;
  • Source, solidify and secure financing, including capital financing through debt and/or equity transactions;
  • Identify, resolve and manage transition and integration issues;
  • Negotiate, document and manage the underlying transaction through to closing;
  • Where applicable, prepare, issue and manage public reporting, including federal and state regulatory reporting obligations; and
  • Confer with opposing counsel, buying and selling principals and other members of deal teams with respect to public relations matters.

Organic Growth

STUART | MOORE | STAUB recognizes that expansion through organic growth is a valuable component of a company’s short and long-term growth plan. Our attorneys draw from a wide array of business verticals to provide STUART | MOORE | STAUB clients with the following services:
  • Participation in strategic planning sessions of board of directors and members of the executive management team;
  • As it relates to new markets, consideration of potential barriers to entry, including legal, tax and business issues, and development of effective solutions that will minimize burden of planned growth;
  • Provide counsel with respect to financing, leasing, licensing, and transactional matters associated with opening a new office, branch or facility;
  • Preparation of documentation for registering as a foreign company in international business markets; and
  • Apply for, obtain and maintain necessary permits, approvals and registrations associated with expansion into new cities and countries.