As emerging companies seek seed and venture capital financing, the most basic rights and obligations of all parties depend upon the features applicable to the company’s convertible preferred stock. For the corporate practitioner, a solid knowledge and versatility in the workings of convertible preferred stock is critical to addressing the needs of clients—whether representing an issuer, a founder or executive, or an investor.
This program explains the various features of convertible preferred stock, and provides guidance as to which choice of features are best suited to specific situations and market conditions. Topics discussed include liquidation preference, conversion, anti-dilution protection and protective provisions.
Sklar Kirsh LLP
Stephen I. Halper is Of Counsel to Sklar Kirsh LLP. A veteran of the Silicon Valley “tech boom”, Steve brings to Sklar Kirsh LLP a unique wealth of knowledge and experience gained from over 30 years of legal practice addressing the needs of entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies, investment funds and private investors. Steve assists clients in the organization of business entities, seed and venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate and business transactions in multiple industries that include technology, music and entertainment, food and beverage, retail, franchising, financial services and real estate.
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