Securities & Capital Markets
Paving Your Pathway to the Public Markets
Going public? Go Mintz. We are uniquely qualified to help you go public and transition to life as a public company. Our attorneys serve as both company-side and underwriter-side counsel. With guidance that reflects a deep understanding of the particular challenges in bringing a company to the public markets. That's why innovative companies turn to us for their IPOs.
We invite you to use our updated IPO Timetable, which provides an overview of typical events in an IPO and the parties responsible.Share Awards
Practice Chair Ranked, Massachusetts - Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets
U.S. News and Best Lawyers®
Nationally and Regionally Ranked, Securities / Capital Markets Law, "Best Law Firms"
Specialized securities attorneys
Public companies ─ based both domestically and internationally ─ rely on Mintz as securities counsel
Areas of Focus
Selecting Mintz as securities counsel is a smart choice for issuers and underwriters alike. For company clients, we help navigate the challenges associated with going public, and life as a public company. Like capital-raising transactions and the complex disclosure requirements involved in public company reporting. Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Act compliance. And corporate governance, shareholder relations, and equity compensation planning. We also provide board- and committee-level counsel and strategic advice. With underwriters, we're regarded as a "go-to" firm because we've earned a reputation for developing creative deal structuring solutions. (Ask us about our track record with reverse mergers and alternative public offerings.) They also appreciate our unified approach to client service, industry-specific due diligence, and commitment to practicality and executing on agreed-upon timelines.
Capital-raising transactions, including IPOs and follow-on offerings
- Mergers and acquisitions involving public company securities
Executive and equity compensation planning and implementation
Shareholder communications and reporting
- SEC compliance policies and procedures
Stock exchange listing and compliance
Board and committee advice
Corporate governance strategies
SEC and stock exchange reporting
Securities education and training
Mintz is counsel to a broad range of the world's leading investment banks as well as many industry-focused niche firms.
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Our collaborative attorneys are known for their dedication to client service and their talent for developing smart, creative solutions.