A trusted corporate advisor to businesses of all types and sizes, including start-ups and seasoned companies, Mr. Berkower builds long-term client relationships by first listening to clients to understand their goals and then delivering creative, yet practical advice and solutions in a cost efficient manner. Drawing on his extensive business experience as a certified public accountant before having attended law school, Mr.
Berkower makes his clients’ goals his top priority, and specifically tailors a desired result for each individual client, including private companies, public companies, private equity funds, buyout funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, mezzanine funds, public and private companies, financial institutions and institutional investors.
Mr. Berkower provides his clients with a full range of corporate transactional legal services from the initial planning stages, negotiation and drafting of the legal documents to deal conclusion keyed to the organization’s strategic and financial goals. He structures, negotiates, executes and implements private equity and venture capital investments, merger and acquisitions, capital raising activities including public offerings and private placements, fund formation and loan and debt financings.
Well-versed in the necessarily concomitant areas of corporate governance and securities regulations, Mr. Berkower assists public companies, executive officers, and hedge funds in complying with ongoing periodic reporting obligations under the federal securities laws. He also advises boards of directors, board committees and senior management regarding corporate governance, fiduciary duty obligations and securities matters.