Securities

Farella Braun + Martel’s Securities Group represents public and private companies, board committees, and individuals serving as directors and officers on a full range of corporate and securities matters.  Our practice focuses primarily on emerging growth and middle-market companies.

Strategic Transactions

We assist our clients with evaluating, structuring and completing strategic transactions that a business may encounter at various stages of its development, including:

  • Private equity investments, including seed or venture capital financing
  • Public offerings
  • Follow-on offerings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Credit facilities and debt instruments
  • Recapitalizations
  • Reorganizations 
Public Company Compliance

We also advise companies, board committees and individual directors and officers on complying with reporting, disclosure and corporate governance obligations under SEC, Nasdaq and stock exchange regulations and listing requirements, such as:

  • corporate governance including Sarbanes-Oxley reforms
  • proxy statements and contested elections
  • current and periodic reports under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • 10-Ks and 10-Qs
  • executive compensation and benefits
  • general corporate matters 

Industries and Regions Served

Farella Braun + Martel serves companies both domestically and abroad and has worked effectively in a number of industries.  In addition to representing clients located in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Northern California, we work with companies located throughout the United States and overseas in:

  • Canada
  • the United Kingdom,
  • Australia
  • Japan
  • Hong Kong

And we have experience working with companies in numerous industries, including:

  • Information technology services
  • Packaged software
  • Systems design
  • Wine and food products
  • Professional services
  • Consumer and retail goods
  • Private equity
  • Financial services
  • Real estate management and development