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Corporate Finance & Securities


Companies rely on Karr Tuttle Campbell for their legal needs when they wish to access the capital markets to fuel growth or provide investor liquidity. We provide experienced counsel on a broad range of issues including funding and formation for emerging companies, IPOs and financings, and corporate governance and compliance issues for public companies. Attorneys in our Corporate Finance and Securities group have experience representing all categories of securities markets participants ranging from issuers, underwriters, agents, broker-dealers and investment advisors to venture funds and institutional and private investors.

Representative Types of Securities Offerings and General Finance Activity

  • IPOs
  • Follow-on offerings and shelf registrations
  • Registered Direct and Confidentially Marketed Public Offerings
  • Committed Equity Lines
  • Private placements
  • Rule 144A offerings and exchange offers
  • High yield and convertible debt offerings
  • Debt exchanges and other restructurings

We handle these complex offerings efficiently and with the sophistication needed for successful execution. A significant part of our practice is preparing companies for, and guiding them through, successful capital raising opportunities. For our private company clients, this includes preparation for potential liquidity events, such as an acquisition or for a successful IPO and life as a public company. Our work for venture capital firms, private equity firms and other financial institutions gives us insight into the unique perspectives of these investors towards securities offerings of a portfolio company and the latest trends in capital market financings. We understand the time-sensitive nature of market windows and the imperative of attention to client needs and deal execution for success.