Advanced Intellectual Property Strategies for Defending Your Life Sciences IPO
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions is Dual Track Process
Why Choose the Dual Track Process?
Navigating the Dual Track M&A/IPO– Part One
Form 10s as Alternatives to Traditional IPOs – Interview with Bill Hicks, Member, Mintz Levin
Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
The Jobs Act: Confidential Filing
Join us as our hosts, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and Toppan Vite, take us through the ins and outs of surviving your first IPO.
Going public is a defining moment in the life of any company, so as an in-house counsel...more
Recently, the online crafts marketplace, Etsy, filed an S-1 for a $100 million IPO led by first tier underwriters. As reported in CFO.com, the company values itself at about $1.7 billion....more
In this Newsletter:
- Survey Results
- Offerings Completed
- Size of Offerings, Red Herring Midpoint
- Size of Offerings, Final IPO Price
- Aggregate Amount Raised, Red Herring Midpoint...more
In this Issue:
- Executive Summary
- 2014 Overview
- Year-Over-Year Analysis
- Health Care
- Technology, Media & Telecommunications
- Energy & Power
- Financial Services
This Hong Kong regulatory update is intended to provide a brief overview of the principal Hong Kong regulatory developments in the preceding three months relevant to companies listed or proposed to be listed on The Stock...more
What a difference a year makes. Last year, we noted that 2013 was a blockbuster year for digital health investments with almost $2 billion of private capital going into the sector. We highlighted the 10 largest deals of 2013,...more
Last week, in connection with the meeting of the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies, both Commissioner Aguilar and Commissioner Gallagher expressed interest in, and support for, a more thorough...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies met on March 4 to discuss various topics related to facilitating the secondary market for trading securities of small and emerging...more
At its meeting on March 4, the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies approved its rather limited recommendations to update the definition of “accredited investor” as it applies to natural persons as found...more
On December 18, 2014, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) published, with immediate effect, Rules Notices 14-0299 and 14-0300 in connection with the release of final guidance (Final Guidance)...more
We are pleased to share the following representative engagements from 2014:
Strategic M&A -
We advised private and public companies and their subsidiaries, both domestic and foreign, in their merger and...more
Investors sued HCA Holdings, Inc., alleging that HCA’s registration statement and prospectus contained misrepresentations when HCA made its initial public offering in 2011. The district court certified a class of investors,...more
New England Outlook - Quarterly Review of Seed, Series A and Series B/Later Round Financings -
Included in this Issue:
- Activity Level of New England Transactions: Q2 2013 -Q2 2014 - All Rounds
Welcome to the Q4 2014 issue of Orrick Technology IPO Insights, a quarterly publication highlighting trends in U.S. information technology company IPOs.
We isolate technology companies in order to analyze and present...more
We analyzed the terms of 150 venture financings closed in the fourth quarter of 2014 by companies headquartered in Silicon Valley.
Overview of Fenwick & West Results -
When you're the second smallest state and your neighbors are NYC and Philly, you have to do something to stand out. So, when Calvin Coolidge announced that the "Business of America is business," someone in Delaware was paying...more
Directors and Officers (D&O) liability and the insurance coverage issues presented by litigation arising from the same continued to be the subject of numerous judicial decisions at the state and federal level during 2014. The...more
The 2014 U.S. initial public offering market was the most active for new issues since 2000. The market began to recover from the recession in 2010 and took off in 2013 with 222 offerings raising an aggregate of $55 billion,1...more
Under German law, the preparation and distribution of predeal research reports — a common practice for German initial public offerings — raises certain insider trading law issues that recently have changed the manner in which...more
In the last six months, various legal developments have taken place in the field of securities law in France.
1. The Law of 29 March 2014 introduced certain legal and regulatory provisions relating to takeover bids...more
On January 19, 2015, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) issued for comment a new draft foreign investment law that if implemented would be the most significant change to China’s foreign investment regime in at least the...more
This Growth Capital Investor article references Smith Anderson attorneys Benji Jones and Merrill Mason.
A company that focuses on micro-lending for independent builders in real estate is now the first Reg A issuer to...more
Novartis Pharmaceuticals has announced it has formed a joint investment company with Qualcomm Ventures, the venture investment group of Qualcomm....more
IPO recovery? Last year was the most active year for IPOs in the United States since 2000. That’s right: an astounding 275 IPOs were completed in 2014, topping the 2013 total of 222 by more than 23%. Total U.S. IPO proceeds...more
While most of the private equity and public offering activity of franchise companies focuses on franchise brands and systems, every now and then a large, multi-unit franchisee will go public or seek private equity financing....more
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