Best & Flanagan


Business Law: Securities Law

Best & Flanagan represents public and private companies in securities law offerings.  From the first round of financing to the initial public offering and beyond, we provide legal advice that adds value to our client’s bottom line. Our primary commitment to smaller and midmarket companies allows us to focus on clients often overlooked by larger firms. Our experience extends to:

  •  Public common stock offerings
  • Public debt offerings
  • Securitizations and hybrid securities
  • Shelf registrations
  • Public merger transactions
  • Exchange offers
  • Rule 144A offerings
  • Private placements with resale registration statements (PIPEs)
  • Angel financings and later round venture capital financing
  • Retail and institutional private placement transactions
  • Leveraged mergers with public shell companies
  • Tender offers

Our firm is known for being flexible in terms of both representation and fees to fit each client’s specific goals. We assist our clients in navigating through the changing regulatory and commercial environment of today’s equity and credit markets. We are able to quickly grasp the core issues of each transaction, develop the most cost effective financing structure, as well as identify and avert potential problems. Our legal counsel consistently reflects an understanding of and commitment to each individual client’s business plan and commercial objectives.