This course is designed to assist venture capital practitioners in identifying the commercial issues required to be covered by documentation. It is emphasised that the course is intended to concentrate on the underlying commercial issues rather than the examination of legal fine print.
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Key topics include
- Terms, investment agreement and articles
- Loan agreements
- Due diligence
- Warranties and indemnities
- Tax and management incentives
- How to get the most out of your lawyer and more
What will delegates take away?
- A look at legal implications from a VC perspective
- An understanding of legal structures
- Meeting peers and network building
Graham Mold is currently Head of Growth Capital at Finance Birmingham where he manages an active £56m Mezzanine Fund. Finance Birmingham is a growing VC with c£600m under management. Prior to this Graham was a Executive Director at a VC in the Midlands for 11 years and has experience of all aspects of the VC industry including raising funds from investors, setting up funds, investing, portfolio management, divesting and investor liaison. Graham is an accountant by background, working with KPMG for many years on mainly plc work and transaction support.
"A very useful VC-specific primer on key legal documents. I would have no hesitation in recommending it to colleagues."
Phil Edmondson-Jones, Beringea
This course is CPD accredited by the CPD Certification Service for 6 hours. By attending this course, you will receive a digital certificate from Diplomasafe. This certificate allows you to share and save your new CPD accredited qualification on LinkedIn, adding instantly verifiable credentials and strengthening your professional profile.