Venture Capital

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Overview

RK&O represents clients in venture capital investing across a broad range of sectors, including energy, financial services, fintech, gaming, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, media, mortgage lending, pharmaceuticals and technology, both in the United States and abroad. Our clients include hedge funds, private equity funds, investment banks, strategic investors and high-net-worth individuals.

We advise clients not only on the initial investment, but also on subsequent capital raising and acquisition strategies.  We also represent our clients in the exit process, including IPOs and sales to strategic or financial buyers. 

Experience

  • A hedge fund in its investments in Uber.
  • A lead investor in a $150 million late-round capital raise for a bio-tech company.
  • The lead investor in a $200 million equity investment in a leading social networking web site.
  • A financial investor in a capital-raise for a surgical robotics company.
  • A hedge fund in its investment in a marketplace lending platform.
  • A group of investors in a late-round investment in an online shopping site.
  • A private equity fund in the provision of rescue capital to a medical diagnostics company.
  • A hedge fund in a variety of venture investments in India.
  • The lead investor in the initial institutional round of financing for a Turkish social networking website, and the negotiation of a subsequent investment by a strategic investor.
  • The sole seed capital provider for a Vietnamese chip manufacturer.
  • A financial investor in the early-stage equity financing of a privately held software development company.
  • The lead investor in the formation and capitalization of a U.S. finance company that was later taken public.
  • A financial investor in a company producing infrastructure for battery-powered automobile travel.
  • A financial investor in a variety of energy-related ventures, including in the solar energy and fuel-cell sectors.

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