Allan Grauberd

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Allan Grauberd is the Chair of Moses & Singer’s Securities and Capital Markets Practice group.  He practices primarily in the corporate and securities areas including venture capital and private placement transactions, mergers and acquisitions involving both public and privately held companies, initial and secondary public offerings, general representation of public companies with respect to ongoing securities and regulatory compliance, and international securities offerings and exchange offers.

Allan has completed a large number of acquisition and divestiture transactions in a wide range of industries, with often complex structural issues and with diverse transaction participants, including private equity funds and strategic buyers and sellers,  both domestic and internationally. 

Allan provides general representation for a variety of companies In a broad spectrum of industries, in the areas of corporate finance, shareholder relations, employee matters and intellectual property licensing.  He regularly represents venture capital funds with respect to their portfolio investments.  Allan has represented a variety of companies in international distribution and licensing arrangements, as well as facilitating cross border equity and debt transactions.

Allan is rated AV Preeminent, the highest legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell in Securities Law.

Presentations
  • "Family Office Forum," Moses & Singer Program, November 2013
  • "Crowdfunding and Raising Capital on the Web," ITAC, June 2012
  • "The Madoff Affair: What Happened, Dealing with the Consequences, and How to Avoid Investment Fraud," Temple Israel Men's Group, May 2009.
  • "The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: What New York Attorneys Need To Know," National Business Institute, Long Island. December 2003.
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, American Bar Association - Business Law Section
  • Crossroads Venture Group
  • Association for Corporate Growth

Representative Matters

  • Provided SEC compliance, general corporate and mergers and acquisition counseling to a public corporation in the healthcare field.
  • Represented a public corporation in the software field, providing SEC compliance, and mergers and acquisition counseling.
  • Negotiated a major acquisition deal in the juice and beverage industry leading to a takeover of the client by a private equity fund.
  • Acted as lead counsel in initial public offerings in the technology, food and consumer space.
  • Provided investment and mergers and acquisitions counseling to a venture capital fund, including fund financing, outbound investments and sales of portfolio companies, with more than ten completed transactions for this fund.
  • Restructured a United States publishing concern and co-lead its initial public offering on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
  • Represented numerous issuers with respect to angel and venture capital financing rounds.
  • Represented numerous issuers with respect to PIPE transactions.
  • Represented a publicly held corporation in a $40 million technology joint venture.
  • Representation of Australian issuers in initial public offerings on the ASX and concurrent Regulation D private placements.

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Biography

Allan Grauberd is the Chair of Moses & Singer’s Securities and Capital Markets Practice group.  He practices primarily in the corporate and securities areas including venture capital and private placement transactions, mergers and acquisitions involving both public and privately held companies, initial and secondary public offerings, general representation of public companies with respect to ongoing securities and regulatory compliance, and international securities offerings and exchange offers.

Allan has completed a large number of acquisition and divestiture transactions in a wide range of industries, with often complex structural issues and with diverse transaction participants, including private equity funds and strategic buyers and sellers,  both domestic and internationally. 

Allan provides general representation for a variety of companies In a broad spectrum of industries, in the areas of corporate finance, shareholder relations, employee matters and intellectual property licensing.  He regularly represents venture capital funds with respect to their portfolio investments.  Allan has represented a variety of companies in international distribution and licensing arrangements, as well as facilitating cross border equity and debt transactions.

Allan is rated AV Preeminent, the highest legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell in Securities Law.

Presentations
  • "Family Office Forum," Moses & Singer Program, November 2013
  • "Crowdfunding and Raising Capital on the Web," ITAC, June 2012
  • "The Madoff Affair: What Happened, Dealing with the Consequences, and How to Avoid Investment Fraud," Temple Israel Men's Group, May 2009.
  • "The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: What New York Attorneys Need To Know," National Business Institute, Long Island. December 2003.
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, American Bar Association - Business Law Section
  • Crossroads Venture Group
  • Association for Corporate Growth
Education
  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D.)
  • California State University, Northridge (B.A. in Philosophy)
Bar/Court Admissions
  • Israel
  • New York
Representative Matters
  • Provided SEC compliance, general corporate and mergers and acquisition counseling to a public corporation in the healthcare field.
  • Represented a public corporation in the software field, providing SEC compliance, and mergers and acquisition counseling.
  • Negotiated a major acquisition deal in the juice and beverage industry leading to a takeover of the client by a private equity fund.
  • Acted as lead counsel in initial public offerings in the technology, food and consumer space.
  • Provided investment and mergers and acquisitions counseling to a venture capital fund, including fund financing, outbound investments and sales of portfolio companies, with more than ten completed transactions for this fund.
  • Restructured a United States publishing concern and co-lead its initial public offering on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
  • Represented numerous issuers with respect to angel and venture capital financing rounds.
  • Represented numerous issuers with respect to PIPE transactions.
  • Represented a publicly held corporation in a $40 million technology joint venture.
  • Representation of Australian issuers in initial public offerings on the ASX and concurrent Regulation D private placements.
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