Seward & Kissel’s attorneys have deep expertise relating to all stages of a venture capital fund’s life cycle. Our lawyers have helped structure and raise venture capital funds ranging from emerging managers in small seed and series rounds to multibillion-dollar, established funds. We represent both venture capital funds and venture capital investors, which allows us to bring a unique perspective to our clients, including advising on:

  • Capital Raising and Marketing
  • Co-Investments
  • Compensation & Incentive Structuring
  • Compliance & Regulation

  • Fund Formation
  • Investor Negotiations
  • Management Company and GP Structuring
  • Subscription Financing
  • Tax Structuring

With respect to Venture Capital transactions, attorneys in Seward & Kissel’s Business Transactions Group have significant experience representing venture capital and growth equity fund sponsors, investors and companies with regard to both buy and sell-side venture capital transactions. Our attorneys have significant experience with venture capital financing rounds and exits.