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Louis A. Bevilacqua Chinese Bio (PDF-250kb)
Louis A. Bevilacqua
Mr. Bevilacqua counsels companies of every size ranging from entrepreneurs with an idea to established companies whose securities trade on the NYSE or NASDAQ. He has broad experience representing issuers in public offerings and private placements of securities, Exchange Act compliance, angel and venture capital financings, and other areas of equity and debt financing. Mr. Bevilacqua also advises his clients on mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations, including "roll up" transactions.
Mr. Bevilacqua has several years of experience working with microcap public companies whose securities are quoted on the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board, and he understands the special needs of these companies. He also represents companies with international operations, including companies based in the People's Republic of China and Taiwan, Republic of China, Latin America, Europe and Australia.
In addition to his company side practice, Mr. Bevilacqua routinely represents venture capital investors in venture capital financings, and hedge funds, investment banks and other investors or intermediaries in private investments in public equities, or PIPEs, registered direct financings, follow-on underwritten offerings and initial public offerings.
- Chambers Global, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity—USA (2013); Capital Markets: International—China (2013)
- Legal 500 US, Mergers: Middle Market (sub $500 million) (2012)
Speaker, Accessing Capital for Mining Projects, 5th Annual Peru Investment Forum 2012 (September 26, 2012)
Speaker, Crowdfunding Where Social Networking meets the Capital Markets, DealFlow Media Webinar (March 13, 2012)
Speaker, Recent Legislative and Regulatory Initiatives Focused on Capital Raising and Job Creation, 24th Annual ROTH Conference (March 13, 2012)
Speaker, 2012 Financing Outlook for Emerging Growth Companies (January 26, 2012)
Speaker, Gateway to Global Trade Opportunities - Citibank: your Local Partner, Citibank International Event (September 27, 2011)
Panelist, Raising Capital & Public Offerings for Chinese Companies, ROTH China Management Forum 2010 (March 16, 2010)
Speaker, Transactional Mechanics of an APO and Mini-IPOs, American Nuclear Society 2009 Annual Meeting (June 16, 2009)
Moderator, Circular 10, SAFE 106, FCPA, Tax and other Laws and Regulations that Every Investor Should Know, ROTH 2008 OC Conference (February 18-21, 2008)
Panelist, Alternative Strategies for Raising Growth Capital, The Capital Access Forum (November 9, 2007)
Speaker, Implementation Notice 106 - Playing it SAFE, APS Webinar (September 26, 2007)
Moderator, Doing Deals in China - Latest in Deal Structures and Financing Methods, ROTH 2007 New York Conference (September 5-6, 2007)
Panelist, Chinese 2007 M&A Regulations, The China Investment Forum (April 24, 2007)
Speaker, Current Trends and Legal Considerations when Chinese Companies Access the U.S. Capital Markets, The Money Bridge Between the U.S. and China (April 24, 2007)
Panelist, Chinese & U.S. Regulations-Navigating Government Rules, The China Growth Conference (October 2006)
Speaker, Understanding the Worm/Wulff Letters: Implications for Reverse Merger Transactions, The Reverse Merger Conference, July 2006
Panelist, The Law: SEC Shell Company Proposals, The Reverse Merger Conference, July 2005
Moderator, Due Diligence: Searching for Reverse Merger Candidates/Finding Clean Shells, Reverse Merger Summit (November 2005)External Publication
PIPE Primer for Venture Investors, Venture Capital Journal, March 1, 2009