Capital Markets

Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Secondary Public Offerings, Registered Direct Offerings, Alternative Public Offerings and Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPEs)

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP (“SRFF”) is one of the leading IPO law firms in advising initial public offerings and secondary public offerings in both the U.S. and in the international capital markets. Our IPO lawyers have decades of experience in assisting clients navigate the complex U.S. regulatory landscape and guiding them on the complex nuances related to attaining public company status. In 2014, SRFF was ranked in the top ten U.S. IPO law firms by number of public offering transactions counseled. Along with issuers, SRFF is also skilled at representing underwriters and placement agents in public offerings and private placements.

Our lawyers have significant experience in counseling clients on whether companies are in the best position and environment to go public and in guiding issuers through the various methods, subject to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, by which companies go public including the traditional IPO process, reverse mergers, self-registrations, Form 10 registrations and spin-off offerings.​

With the 2013 JumpStart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), including a Crowd Funding provision, the landscape and alternatives for companies seeking to conduct IPOs and raise money has changed dramatically. As companies strive to confirm to the latest financial reforms, SRFF remains committed to working closely with clients to ensure they are ahead of the curve and that they are fully informed about the best and most suitable IPO alternatives for them. SRFF’s highly skilled and experienced IPO lawyers share a long-standing and strong relationship with the U.S. regulators and consistently keep clients up-to-date on relevant developments.​