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Mintz Represents SYN Ventures On Closing Of $300 Million Fund II

NEW YORK –Mintz has acted as Fund Formation counsel for SYN Ventures in connection with the closing of its $300 million Fund II. SYN Ventures, founded by cybersecurity industry veterans Jay Leek and Patrick Heim, was formed to fund companies transforming the cybersecurity space with a focus on seed and Series A investments.

The closing of Fund II comes nearly a year after SYN Ventures’ initial $200 million Fund I, a transaction that Mintz also took the lead role on. Mintz has handled all aspects of SYN Ventures’ legal needs since its genesis including, without limitation, fund formation, investment advisor compliance, representation for the investments in portfolio companies, advice on credit facilities, and CFIUS issues.

“We have been SYN Ventures’ legal counsel since its inception, and this latest closing is yet another step forward for this venture capital firm. The cybersecurity space is critical to the operations of all enterprises and no rational business is cutting back on its cyber-security budget,” said Mintz Member, Technology Chair and Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Co-Chair, Daniel De Wolf, who led on the transaction. “Our VC and Emerging Companies team supports our clients through every step of the startup life cycle from concept to exit.”

The Mintz team included Member Talia Primor, and Associates Marine Bouaziz and Ethan Tillman

Mintz’s Fund Formation practice assists clients with fund and investment manager formation, and ongoing regulatory compliance, and works closely with Mintz’ VC and Emerging Companies practice group. Mintz advises all types of venture capital and private equity funds from first time to well-established funds and their managers on onshore and offshore structures, formation, and regulatory matters.

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