Venture Capital, Private Equity and Securities

The experience and knowledge to help businesses and investors get transformative deals done.

KO brings a sophisticated, strategic approach to structuring venture capital, private equity and securities transactions. Our attorneys represent companies, venture capital funds, private equity funds, family offices, financial institutions, angel investors and other private investors in a full range of transactions.

KO provides counsel to businesses at all stages of growth, on everything from governance and due diligence, to deal structure, negotiation and execution. Our extensive network across venture capital, investment funds, and financial institutions allows us to make valuable connections for our clients and contacts. We work with various parties on all types of planning and transactions, including:

  • Alternative financing structures
  • Angel investments
  • Bridge loans
  • Convertible debt financings
  • Corporate venture investments
  • Debt financings
  • Distressed transactions
  • Equity financings
  • Founder liquidity transactions
  • Growth capital
  • Joint ventures
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Management buyouts
  • Majority financings
  • Private equity financings
  • Recapitalizations
  • Restructurings
  • Royalty purchases
  • Secondary transactions
  • Securities issuances
  • Spin-offs and roll-ups
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KO is the partner you need to succeed – we make the most of your time and work smarter to deliver better results.

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Jonathan J. Taylor

Partner, KO

Our attorneys have a successful and proven track record of helping clients avoid potential pitfalls and capitalize on timely opportunities in the often-complex investment world. We quickly plug into your business, delivering the expertise, resources and solutions you need to achieve your business goals. Above all, we pride ourselves on building long-term relationships that provide stability and reliability for our clients because your success is our success.

The KO team has worked on thousands of financings ranging from small private investors to large private equity financings.




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Each business and investor has a unique vision of success. Our skilled attorneys take the time to understand what success looks like, and work strategically to help clients achieve short term goals, while keeping the end-game in mind.

We counsel business clients on all types of transactions that fund expansion, operations, technology and more; while helping investors of all types to achieve their fund goals.

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KO Firm works with investors and businesses to empower transactions that drive business and investment growth.

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