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Jane E. Jablons

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New York
Phone: (212) 808-7660
Fax: (212) 808-7897

Jane Jablons is a partner in the firm’s New York office and chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. She focuses her practice on corporate finance, with concentrations in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and emerging growth companies.

Ms. Jablons represents venture capital funds, institutional investors, pension plans, and investment groups and their principals in private placements of equity and debt. She provides advice to these clients with respect to securities laws issues, investment matters, internal structural concerns, venture fund formation and other general corporate issues.

Ms. Jablons also represents start-up and emerging growth companies in a variety of industries that have been or are seeking venture capital financing. She provides a full range of services to these clients in connection with debt and equity financing, licensing, initial public offerings, strategic partnering, joint ventures, formation issues and employment contracts.

Ms. Jablons represents buyers and sellers of companies, including a middle-market leveraged buyout group. She represents buyers in senior and subordinated acquisition debt financing and equity financing.

In addition, Ms. Jablons represents companies and provides general corporate counsel on a variety of matters from intellectual property licensing to purchase and supply agreements to corporate finance matters.

Representative Experience

Represented India's largest coffee producer and exporter in its acquisition of Eight O'Clock Coffee.

Represented National Steel Car Limited in connection with the sale of its subsidiary Flex Leasing Corporation to CIT Group.

Represented a private equity firm in the leveraged acquisition of a DVD and CD replicator and distributor, together with a series of add-on acquisitions.

Represented a private equity firm in the leveraged acquisition and subsequent sale of a cranes and hoist manufacturer and a steel rebar company.

Represented ProQuest Investments in a series of fund formations and various healthcare venture capital and PIPE investments.

Represented Cross Atlantic Partners in various healthcare venture investments.

Represented Arcus Ventures in fund formation.

Memberships & Associations

American Bar Association

Pro Bono

PALS Mentoring Program, mentor

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December 2013

SEC Proposes New Regulatory Framework for Crowdfunding

The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

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