Emerging Companies and Venture Capital

Emerging Companies and Venture Capital

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke-us.com

gunnercooke’s emerging company and venture capital practice provides strategic business and legal advice to emerging companies and their founders, managers, investors, boards of directors and advisors.


gunnercooke represents a broad range of institutional venture capital investors, as well as corporate venture capital (CVC) groups, on all aspects of operations, formation, investment and liquidity issues. We provide our clients with a full-service, individualized commitment from term sheet to exit strategy.

Emerging Companies

Our lawyers represent both issuers and investment funds in all stages of emerging growth company financial capital transactions and fund formation.

  • Seed rounds and Series issuances of equity and debt
  • Shareholders’ Agreements
  • Voting Agreements and Voting Trusts
  • Convertible debt
  • Securities Law Compliance
  • Employment Law
  • ESG
  • Corporate Transactions

Venture Capital

Our venture capital expertise includes fund formation capabilities for:

  • Private equity funds
  • Closed‑end funds
  • Buyout funds
  • Hedge funds
  • Open‑end funds
  • Credit funds (including senior loan, direct lending, opportunistic, dislocation, structured credit, CLO, distressed, mezzanine and other strategies)
  • Venture capital funds
  • Digital assets funds
  • Hybrid funds
  • Funds‑of‑funds
  • Separately managed accounts
  • Real assets funds
  • Infrastructure funds
  • Co‑investment funds
  • Continuation funds
  • Secondaries funds
  • Seed capital funds
  • Staking funds

Key Contacts

Eric M. Pelz


Corporate & Commercial

Noreen R. Weiss

Chair-US, Managing Partner, New York