Vedder Price

Search Funds Vedder Service

With more than 15 years of experience advising on 100+ search funds, and other clients on Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition. We offer a lean, efficient staffing model that makes us uniquely positioned to provide top-notch legal services while helping our clients keep their costs in line.

We are well-equipped to counsel clients during the entire life-cycle of a search fund, including fund formation, target company acquisition, day-to-day operational issues, follow-on investments and sale of the acquired company. We provide deep knowledge of the private equity marketplace and key players in the search fund ecosystem, benefitting our clients by leveraging our experience and network.

Fund Formation/Search Capital Raising

We help guide you in every step of the search fund formation process, including the preparation of your PPM, discussions with investors, understanding market trends, drafting definitive documentation and generally making the fund formation and search capital raising process smooth and efficient.

Search Stage Assistance

We provide you with template drafts for search-stage needs and are available to help you with reviewing letters of intent and non-disclosure agreements in addition to assessing initial threshold legal due diligence matters.

Transactional Stage

Once you have found your target company, we provide full-scale transactional capabilities, including assistance with tax-efficient structuring, legal due diligence, drafting and negotiating legal documents for the purchase of the target business, your equity capital raise and debt financing.

Operating Company Legal Services

Where Vedder Price truly sets itself apart from its competitors is its ability to provide full-scale general corporate representation, encompassing all legal needs of search fund-backed operating companies, on a rate scale that is appropriate for such operating companies.

Primary Contact(s)

Raam S. Jani