Support of investment attraction agreements

Support of investment attraction agreements

1.1 Support of attraction of venture investments on the part of the investor or the project.

1.2 Support for attracting investments from direct investment funds on the side of the fund or project.

1.3 Legal audit before buying or selling (Legal Due Diligence).

1.4 Comprehensive audit (legal, financial, tax, IT and information security).

1.5 Assistance in building a corporate structure before attracting investment.

1.6 Assistance in attracting investments in foreign companies.

1.7 Support of investment agreements through tokenization of assets.


1.1. Support of attraction of venture investments on the part of the investor or the project.
Lawyers and attorneys of SBH Law Offices consult investors or shareholders of the project in attracting venture capital on the following issues:
  • Preparation, refinement, verification and approval of the Termsheet.
  • Carrying out the initial LDD project for the Investor.
  • Carrying out initial Vendor due diligence (VDD) before attracting investment for the project.
  • Preparation of the necessary documents to eliminate the risks identified as a result of LDD / VDD.
  • Preparation and approval of investment documents (convertible loan agreements, shareholder agreements, option agreements, SAFE, KISS agreements, corporate documents).
  • Supporting the conclusion of the agreement (including issues of registration of the agreement, issue of shares (if any), amendments to the constituent documents, as well as compliance with the terms of closing the agreement).
  • Comprehensive legal support of agreements.

1.2 Support for attracting investments from direct investment funds on the side of the fund or project.
Lawyers and attorneys of SBH Law Offices advise investors or shareholders of the project in attracting investment from direct investment funds on the following issues:
  • Preparation, refinement, verification and approval of the Termsheet.
  • Carrying out an LDD project for the Investor.
  • Carrying out Vendor due diligence (VDD) before attracting investment for the project.
  • Preparation and approval of investment documents (convertible loan agreements, shareholder agreements, option agreements, corporate documents).
  • Supporting the conclusion of the agreement (including issues of registration of the agreement, issue of shares (if any), amendments to the constituent documents, as well as compliance with the terms of closing the agreement).
  • Comprehensive legal support of agreements.

1.3. Legal audit before buying or selling (Legal Due Diligence).
Legal Due Diligence is an important part of the preparatory work before a deal to buy or sell a business. This is a comprehensive independent and objective assessment of the legal component of the company. The purpose of legal audit is to establish the existence of business risks, as well as to make recommendations for the maximum reduction of such risks in case of their detection. A potential investor is interested in a quick return on his investment, and LDD will help determine how honestly the company conducts its business, whether it has made mistakes and violations that could lead to negative consequences for the company and the investor in the future. The SBH Law Offices team has many years of experience in conducting LDDs of various companies. Our lawyers conduct legal audits in the following main areas:
  • Audit of constituent and corporate documents.
  • Audit of the company's activities for compliance with the requirements of the law (checking the company for the necessary permits, licenses, certificates and certificates, etc.).
  • Audit of contractual work (analysis of concluded contracts and standard forms, compliance with the parties' order of execution of contracts, verification of proper approval by the company's management bodies, development of recommendations for minimizing risks when concluding commercial contracts).
  • Audit of fixed assets and tangible assets of the company, real estate.
  • Audit of proper registration of labor relations with employees.
  • Audit of intellectual property.
  • Audit of foreign economic activity.
  • Checking for litigation and claims from contractors; etc.

1.4. Comprehensive audit (legal, financial, tax, IT and information security).
A comprehensive audit before buying or selling a business is a necessary element of the agreement. It is important for the buyer to know whether the company is operating properly and to be aware of all the risks that could lead to negative consequences for the buyer after the transaction. Conducting a comprehensive audit is the key to successful investment.

SBH Law Offices conducts legal audits of any level of complexity, as well as assists in other types of audits (financial, tax, IT and information security):

  • Financial audit is an audit of the economic and financial condition of the company, its financial statements.
  • Tax audit is conducted in order to identify the facts of improper tax accounting, incomplete or excessive payment of taxes and contributions, errors in filing tax returns, as well as assessing the tax risks of the existing business practices.
  • IT audit is conducted to verify the state of information technology and systems of the company, their compliance with business needs.
  • Information security audit is an examination of the state of the company's security systems and the degree of security of information networks, as well as determining the compliance of the information security system with the requirements of the law.


SBH Law Offices organizes and coordinates a comprehensive business audit with the involvement of reliable and competent contractors. As a result, our customers receive an operational full analysis of all aspects of the business before buying or selling it.


1.5 Assistance in building a corporate structure before attracting investment.
The change in the corporate structure may be due to the investment agreement, namely the conditions offered by the investor to attract investment. For example, the rules of a financial institution may provide for the possibility of providing investments only to residents of the European Union. In this case, to obtain funding from such an organization will need to create a company in the European Union and its integration into the current corporate structure.
SBH Law Offices assists in building a corporate structure to attract investment, namely:
  • Taking into account the agreed conditions for attracting investment, conducts a legal assessment of the current corporate structure and makes recommendations on its possible restructuring.
  • Conducts a comparative legal analysis of several options, if the investment conditions allow several options of the corporate structure.
  • Advises on the terms of the transaction with shares, stocks of the company.
  • Advises on tax liabilities in connection with the transaction.
  • Administers the work of foreign consultants if the scope of the agreement includes companies in foreign jurisdictions.
  • Prepares a step-by-step plan for corporate restructuring, which may include the establishment of companies in foreign jurisdictions, the conclusion of agreements with shares, stocks.
  • Participates in negotiations.
  • Accompanies the process of corporate restructuring, involving foreign consultants if necessary.

1.6. Assistance in attracting investment in foreign companies.
SBH Law Offices advise foreign companies and shareholders on attracting investment in foreign companies. Legal aid includes the following issues:
  • Preparation and approval of documents on the agreement on foreign law.
  • Assistance in conducting LDD of foreign companies.
  • Participate in negotiations on the agreement as stakeholder representatives.
  • Administration of the conclusion and execution of the agreement (including obtaining the necessary permits and certificates, issuance of shares, other necessary registration actions).
  • Comprehensive legal support of agreements.

1.7 Support of investment agreements through tokenization of assets.
SBH Law Offices' lawyers and attorneys consult on all issues related to the issuance of tokens (both in Ukraine and abroad). Legal assistance on these issues includes the following areas:
  • Development of the necessary corporate, contractual, financial models for project implementation.
  • Development of the most optimal solutions for the tokenomics of the project.
  • Support of registration of companies - ICO customers.
  • ICO support.
  • Participation in negotiations with cryptocurrencies on attracting investments.

 

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