ABOUT HOOL COURY LAW

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We help entrepreneurs and investors launch great companies!

For our entrepreneur clients in the launch stage, we routinely counsel in these areas:

  • Determining appropriate entity, domicile, and capital structure
  • Creating the entity, transferring in capital and assets
  • In-licensing of technology, identifying and protecting intellectual property and branding
  • Documenting relationships among founders, including operating agreements, shareholder agreements and restricted stock agreements
  • Employment agreements, invention and proprietary rights and confidentiality agreements
  • Acquiring companies and assets if the formation is an acquisition

 For our investor clients in the launch stage, we routinely counsel in these areas:

  • Choice of vehicle for investment
  • Fund formation and regulatory compliance at formation
  • Management and advisory agreements
  • Due diligence

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We help investors deploy capital and companies get funded!

For our entrepreneur clients in the funding stage, we routinely counsel in these areas:

  • Connecting to investors (institutional, VC, private equity, and accredited investors)
  • Negotiating term sheets and investment purchase agreements, due diligence responses
  • Assisting with presentation and pitch or road shows
  • Offering strategy and regulatory compliance
  • Private and public offerings of securities
  • Strategic partner investments
  • Debt and equipment lease financing

For our investor clients in the funding stage, we routinely counsel in these areas:

  • Deal flow assistance, targeting of LPs
  • Negotiating terms sheets and investment purchase agreements
  • Capital raises for fund formations
  • Venture, venture debt/equipment leasing, private equity and syndication investments
  • Registration rights, drag-along, put/call and other investor preference
  • Capital restructuring and target company reorganizations

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We help our clients to rapidly scale!

For our entrepreneur clients ready to scale, we routinely counsel in these areas:

  • Efficient contracting methods for rapid revenue growth
  • In-licensing and out-licensing of technology from commercial, academic institutions, including governmental licensing and funding programs
  • Regulatory compliance, federal, state and international
  • Distribution relationships, agencies, joint ventures, franchise, other strategic partnerships
  • Asset and company acquisitions
  • Stock and other equity plans and employment and consulting agreements, manuals and company policies

 For our investor clients in the capital deployment mode, we routinely counsel in these areas:

  • Efficient methods to process deal documents
  • Additional capital formation, securities compliance
  • Portfolio company governance
  • Negotiating and documenting equity, debt, equipment lease transactions

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We help founders and investors achieve crazy good exits!

For our entrepreneur clients, we routinely counsel in these areas:

  • Intermediary, investment banking and advisory agreements
  • Determining best structure options for exit
  • Negotiating sale terms, getting your money and helping you sleep at night
  • Asset sales, stock and membership interest sales, corporate mergers and reorganizations
  • Sales to public companies, private equity firms, strategic buyers

For our investor clients, we routinely counsel in these areas:

  • Sale of portfolio investments
  • Fund distribution and wind down
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