Securities Counselors, Inc.

With offices in Illinois and in Washington, D.C area, Securities Counselors, Inc.’s attorneys handle a wide range of securities related matters. Our expertise includes bringing companies public in creative ways, including the utilization of our unique and exclusive Rent-a-Pubco program. It also includes the architecture of equity investments, including negotiating and structuring PIPE (Private Investment in Public Equities) transactions for investment companies and private investors as well as issuers. We also prepare private offering materials and we prepare and file registration statements, and are uniquely qualified to do it in a manner which maximizes the value to the issuer and its shareholders. We have prepared more than 400 offerings, including extensive domestic and international work in commodities and private investment companies/”hedge funds.”

Among our specialties – we orchestrate corporate reorganizations, including pursuant to Section 251(g) of the Delaware General Corporation Law and its substantive equivalent in other jurisdictions as a cleanup strategy of public entities, highly recommended by this firm to avoid burdensome debt structures and unknown potential liabilities of companies becoming public. We also prepare legal opinions addressing such securities issues as SEC Rule 144 and Section 4(a)(1) of the federal Securities Act of 1933. Finally, we have often constructed unique mechanisms to utilize the robust structure of Section 3(a)(10) of the Securities Act of 1933 in order to eliminate an issuer’s debt and to further foster its use for the issuer to acquire property interests in the context of a settlement.

Are you a publicly traded company or looking to become publicly traded? Contact us to find out how we can help!