Emerging Growth Companies

Emerging growth companies are driving innovation in the global economy, with many on track to become category leaders, or define entirely new categories of products or services. Such companies emphasize innovation in their businesses, and require innovative legal advice to successfully navigate new paths to growth. We can help.

Latest Insights, News, and Events

Latest Insights, News, and Events

Client Successes

Deerfield Management, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Bay City Capital, in connection with the formation of Bridge Medicines, a drug discovery company launched in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medicine.

Avalon Ventures, a San Diego-based venture capital fund, in its $495 million collaboration with global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline to fund and launch up to ten early-stage life sciences companies.

TouchCommerce, a portfolio company of Second Alpha partners, and a leader in digital customer service and engagement solutions, in its sale to Nuance Communications, Inc., a provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers.

StarStreet, Inc., owner of fantasy sports gaming operator DRAFT, in its merger with BIU Merger Sub LLC, a subsidiary of Paddy Power Betfair, an Ireland-based and London Stock Exchange-listed bookmaker.

Genapsys in connection with its financing transaction.

Business-Focused Legal Advisors—At Every Stage of the Business

We take pride in partnering with our emerging clients for the long-term—from advising on business formation and structuring, to seed and series financings, all the way through an exit event. Throughout the relationship, we provide innovative, cost-effective business and legal advice, drawing on our firm’s array of practices and global platform. We also have wide-ranging experience advising the venture investors who help power the development of growth companies.

Charting A Path to Growth

  • Our team provides cost-effective formation and complex business model structuring
  • We connect clients with our extensive global network of contacts—from leading U.S. institutional, seed, and angel venture capital investors to corporate investors, bankers, and entrepreneurs .
  • We partner with emerging growth companies to devise pragmatic legal and business-oriented solutions in day-to-day operations from initial start-up to maturity, and access to sources of capital and other business resources
  • Our firm has extensive venture capital, IPO and M&A experience across global markets and industries.
  • We provide the full spectrum of legal services, including strategic advice on intellectual property protection and litigation, capital financings, fund formation and investments, complicated regulatory processes, securities law and compliance, tax, and accounting issues
  • Our firm’s strong presence across the Americas, Asia, and Europe positions us to advise startup companies based in key markets and provide practical domestic and cross-border counseling