• The Law Office of Clement B. Wood

    The Law Office of Clement B. Wood represents private equity, venture capital and mezzanine funds, including SBICs (Small Business Investment Companies), throughout their entire life cycle, including formation of the fund, capital raising, making of investments, disposition of investments and liquidation of the fund.

    The firm also helps family businesses experiencing conflict among family members.

Current Assignments

Working on private fund investment transactions.    Read More →

Recent Assignments

Recently concluded the sale of intellectual property and other assets of a private company to a strategic buyer.  Read More →

Good news for New York mid-sized advisers!

Mid-sized private fund advisers that maintain their principal office in New York State remain subject to SEC registration under the new rules.   (This is because New York State happens to be one of only 3 states that does not subject advisers to examination). Mid-sized advisers are those with $25 million to $100 million in assets under management. This is good news because these mid-sized advisers... [Read more of this post]

Wish you had in-house counsel?

There are many large and small tasks to take care of, whether starting a new fund or operating an existing one, that we are happy to help you get done. Many of these services are “general counsel” type work that can be performed at reasonable cost by outside counsel not burdened by high overhead. We are thinking of tasks such as the following: A.        Fund General Matters Consideration... [Read more of this post]

Regulation of Private Fund Managers

Even certain private fund managers that are exempt from registering as investment advisers under the federal Investment Advisers Act are nevertheless required to submit reports to the SEC by completing specific items of Form ADV.  These advisers are known as “Exempt Reporting Advisers”.  Though exempt from registration, they are not exempt from fling reports with the SEC.  Read More →

  • Clement B. Wood has a broad range of both transactional and fund formation experience in the mezzanine, private equity and venture capital financing areas, as well as with all aspects of SBIC formation, licensing, operation and investment transactions.
  • Law Office of Clement B. Wood
    261 Madison Avenue, 26th Floor
    New York, NY 10016
    Tele: 646.328.1510
    e-mail: clem@cbwoodlaw.com
    url: www.cbwoodlaw.com