CAPITAL RAISING AND FINANCING SERVICES
- Advising on borrowing and funding arrangements.
- Drafting and reviewing term sheets, and loan agreement.
- Providing advice on raising capital.
- Negotiating with venture capitalists, private equity funds and angel investors to provide financing.
- Providing legal and advisory services related to financing through debt financing, asset-based finance, equity investments and private public partnerships.
- Advising on public and private offerings of equity and debt securities.
- Drafting, reviewing and negotiating loan agreements, security documents and guarantees;
- Advising startups and investors in relation to revenue loans and convertible notes;
- Drafting, reviewing and negotiating term sheets; and
- Advising and representing parties in disputes that may arise from financing arrangements, including payment defaults.
Important Things to Know about Capital Raising and Finance
- Every business requires financial capital to run effectively. Where the founders have insufficient capital to progress the objectives of the business they consider raising capital. This can be done either through debt financing or equity financing.
- Debt financing is done in the form of loans or issues of corporate bonds. Equity capital comes in the form of cash in exchange for company ownership, usually through shares.
- There are various documents that govern equity financing including share subscription agreements, investment agreements, share purchase, convertible loan agreements and etc. All these documents are available in our legal documents portal.
- The main documents that governs debt financing are the loan agreement and security document where the loan is secured. The loan agreement sets out the terms under which the loan is advanced. These terms including the loan amount, the repayment modes and term, interest and whether security is required.
- A secured loan is where the borrower charges or encumbers all or some of its assets in order to secure the loan advanced by the lender. This means that if the borrower fails to service the loan, then the lender may sell or undertake such course of action against the assets of the borrower as may be necessary to enable the lender to recover its money.