- Published: December 2013
What Venture Capitalists Need to Know About Updating & Utilizing Drag-Along & Other Protective Provisions
- Published: June 2011
- 60 Minutes
In What Venture Capitalists Need to Know About Updating & Utilizing Drag-Along & Other Protective Provisions, ExecSense examines the most effective strategies and best practices being used by leading venture capitalists to update and utilize these protective provisions that grant investors the right to compel the founders and other stockholders to vote in favor of the sale, merger or other “deemed liquidation” of the company. Take the 60 minutes to view this webinar (on your computer, mobile phone, iPad, Kindle or printed out) to learn valuable tips and techniques for how you should be updating your drag-along and other protective provisions before your next investment to make sure you are in the best position possible in the event of a favorable acquisition or merger event.
Upon ordering, ExecSense will email you a link to download the webinar files for viewing on your computer, mobile phone, iPod, iPad, Kindle or printed out. The downloaded files will include the PowerPoint presentation, audio narration and jpeg images of the slides (for watching on your mobile media device). Take advantage of your next commute, flight, business trip, lunch, or free hour in your schedule to view this webinar.
The webinar is led by an expert on updating and utilizing “drag-along” and other protective provisions, Rachel L. Allen and Robert F. Kennedy, Partners, Jones Day, and focuses on:
- Everything you need to know in 60 minutes about updating and utilizing these protective provisions that grant investors the right to compel the founders and other stockholders to vote in favor of the sale, merger or other “deemed liquidation” of the company
- The most effective techniques and best practices that other leading venture capitalists are updating and implementing right now, including issues that need to be addressed (e.g. parties subject to the drag-along, threshold to trigger the drag-along, limitation to cash/freely tradeable securities, limitation on representations, warranties and covenants made by the dragged party, etc.), standard language of drag-along provisions, how to use drag-along rights as an exit strategy, and more
- The 10 questions being asked the most by venture capitalists about how to update their drag-along and other protective provisions and specific terms that must not be included in any future investments they make
- Case studies of other leading venture capitalists who have successfully used drag-along and other protective provisions to their advantage, what language worked best, what language they did not agree to, how and why they are updating their agreements right now, and important lessons learned
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