Securities, Private Equity and Venture Capital

"The [Fishman Haygood] team... also impress[es] in private equity and venture capital transactions." —Chambers and Partners USA (2024)

Fishman Haygood represents clients in a diverse range of financing transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

Our attorneys have substantial experience advising both providers and recipients of private equity financing, start-up and venture capital investments, small business administration financing, and other forms of financing. The firm is experienced in assisting clients with obtaining secured debt financing, often in the form of asset-based secured loans, multi-lender syndicated credit facilities, credit-tenant lease financings, or other commercial loan transactions.

We also have experience handling securities matters and advising management and the Board of Directors on securities law compliance and reporting. The firm represents public reporting companies in SEC and stock exchange compliance and periodic SEC reporting and financial services companies in SEC, FINRA and state securities regulatory compliance.

Representative Experience

  • Represented New Orleans-based private equity firm Carr’s Hill Capital Partners Management, LP in its investment in the recapitalization of Matthews Brothers Dredging, LLC.
  • Represented Jefferson Capital, a Louisiana based SBIC, in numerous debt and equity investments.
  • Represented Enhanced Capital, a Louisiana and New York based investment company, in a variety of investments.