Fundraising & Venture Capital

Stock-figuresRules regulating corporate governance are becoming more complex as both listed and unlisted companies are required to comply with new laws that are introduced yearly.  It is imperative for companies to make the right investment decisions in order to maximise return on capital while at the same time reducing risk. At Ramsden Lawyers our corporate law team has extensive experience advising on, and carrying out, both public companies and private corporate fundraising for clients wishing to raise their capital.  Through developing and structuring appropriate capital formations, our corporate lawyers, while conforming to strict governance requirements and compliance burdens, offers a platform for enhancing corporate success.

As a team we are able to draw upon a broad range of corporate knowledge of domestic and international fund structures to provide robust legal solutions tailored to specific client needs while proactively anticipating any emerging issues. Our advice is underpinned by an extensive understanding of the regulatory, policy and industry issues impacting the broader funds industry. Our team of corporate lawyers advise on all aspects of corporate fundraising, including:

  • initial Public Offerings, rights of issues/offers, and capital management activities;
  • appropriate structuring for the amount and type of capital to be raised;
  • shareholder agreements regulating the relationship between shareholders and the company;
  • preferred terms of security, including  convertible notes, preference shares or ordinary shares;
  • fund establishment;
  • shareholder agreements regulating the relationship between shareholders and the company;
  • corporate governance and compliance issues, including acceptable disclosure exceptions under the Corporations Act;
  • due diligence;
  • liaison with ASIC, the ASX and other relevant international authorities and agencies; and
  • conflicts of interest management.

Our corporate lawyers offer a wealth of experience, and aim to deliver innovative and effective solutions. To learn more about how our corporate law team can assist you in all aspects of fundraising & venture capital, please contact an expert advisor today at our Gold Coast office on (07) 55 921 921..

Levels 5 (Main office) and 9 (Property group)
Corporate Centre One, 2 Corporate Court
Bundall , QLD, 4217 Australia
Phone: (07) 5592 1921

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