Deal lawyer Chris Manderson explores exit options for sponsors, including “emerging growth company” IPOs enabled by the JOBS Act, dividend recaps, real estate investment trusts and more.
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Riordan Lewis & Haden used a RIDEA partnership to achieve a cash return of more than 10x its investment, while retaining a significant minority stake in one of its healthcare portfolio companies, says PE attorney Chris Manderson.
SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro recently told Congress it was “not feasible” to meet the JOBS Act’s 90-day deadline for the implementation of changes to Securities Act Rule 506 to permit general solicitation in private placements to accredited investors.
Deal lawyer Chris Manderson offers some important tips PE firms should follow to avoid ending up in a situation like the one EIG Global Energy is dealing with at Chesapeake Energy Corp.
Until SEC rule-making is complete the crowdfunding exemption under Section 4(6) is not available for offers and sales of securities. Nonetheless, equity crowdfunding offers are already easy to find on Twitter.
Private Placement Reform, or How the SEC Learned to Stop Worrying and Love General Solicitation: Part 3 of a 4-Part Series on the Jobs Act
This is part three of a four-part series examining how the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) will affect the capital markets.
The “Facebook Problem,” Secondary Market Trading and the 500 Shareholder Rule: Part 2 of a 4-Part Series on the Jobs Act
This is part two of a four-part series examining how the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) will affect the capital markets.
How to Get Your ‘Emerging Growth Companies’ onto the IPO Fast Track: Part 1 of a 4-Part Series on the Jobs Act
This is part one of a four-part series on the expected impact of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS Act) on the capital markets by Chris Manderson, founding partner of law firm Manderson, Schafer & McKinlay LLP.