Loeb & Loeb regularly counsels clients on purchases and sales of equity and debt securities in negotiated transactions, Rule 144A transactions and registered public offerings. The firm's diverse practice ranges from advising on venture capital financings to complex cross-border financings.
A regular part of our practice is advising clients on compliance issues under federal securities laws. We assist clients with their public company reporting and financial statement requirements under the Exchange Act, annual report and proxy statement preparation, press releases and other public disclosure requirements, establishment and implementation of insider trading policies, share repurchase programs, stock option and other compensation plans and 10b-5(1) stock sale programs. We also counsel clients with respect to restrictions on securities trading by corporate affiliates and insiders, sales of restricted securities under Rule 144, broker-dealer regulation, going-private transactions and compliance with state securities regulations and the Investment Company Act.
Our attorneys have extensive experience dealing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the principal U.S. and Canadian securities exchanges, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the Securities and Futures Commission and other capital market regulators in Greater China. We are familiar with all types of debt and equity securities used in capital formation, including common and preferred stock, warrants, "tracking" stocks, bonds, notes, commercial paper and convertible securities, as well as the various means of effecting purchases and sales of securities, including underwritten public offerings, private placements, tender offers, exchange offers, rights offers and PIPEs.
Loeb & Loeb represents a full range of capital market participants, including individual and institutional investors, private equity funds (including venture capitalists), issuers, underwriters, private placement agents, trustees and financial intermediaries.
The number of capital markets transactions Loeb & Loeb closes each year regularly earns the firm top rankings in several deal categories. According to IPO Vital Signs, an IPO information database, Loeb & Loeb was among the top 10 IPO law firms in the U.S., as measured by the number of IPO deals for which we provided issuer's counsel in 2012. Thomson Reuters ranked Loeb & Loeb #1 among law firms in underwritten public offerings by companies headquartered in China, as measured by the total number of deals closed over the three-year period from 2010 through 2012.