Venture Capital & Private Equity

Hedman Partners’s lawyers have a vast experience in dealing with venture capital & private equity legal matters. Most of our clients are international companies to whom we provide with the following assistance.

Venture Capital

  • Advising VC’s in all matters relating to making and exiting from an investment;
  • Conducting legal due diligence;
  • Negotiations at all stages to industry players and target companies;
  • Preparing deal documentation;
  • Executing all actions required to complete the investment
  • Day-to-day regulatory support;
  • Post-closing advice.

Private Equity

  • Setting up and operating investment vehicles (funds) and fund managers (client example);
  • Identifying appropriate structures;
  • Preparing, reviewing, and negotiating fund terms and limited partnership agreements;
  • Advising on governance and compliance and handling relations with financial supervision authorities and venture capital companies;
  • Performing due diligence reviews of existing products;
  • Counseling in all regulatory matters.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between venture capital and private equity?

Venture capital refers to funds used to invest in companies in the seed (concept), start-up (within three years of the company’s establishment), and early stages of development. In turn, private equity denotes management buyouts and buy-ins.

In general venture capital funds invest in companies at an early stage in their development when they often have a little track record of profitability and are cash-hungry. In contrast, private equity funds invest in more mature companies with the aim of reducing inefficiencies and driving business growth through often increased margins and/or new sources of revenue growth.

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