Private funds are investment vehicles formed by investment managers, also known as sponsors, looking to raise capital, typically through private placements, in an effort to make multiple investments under a specified investment mandate. Private funds are "blind pools" under which passive investors make a commitment to invest a set amount of capital over time, entrusting the fund's sponsor to source, acquire, manage, and divest the fund's...

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Before you start drawing in customers and raking in profits for your new Houston business, you will need to select from a range of available business entities that best fit your existing and future needs. This process can be confusing to complete on your own, but it’s necessary to avoid legal issues in the future. For professional assistance with business entity planning and formation,...

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If your business is acquiring a smaller enterprise, or if you’re adding a new corporate partner, it’s commonly known as a merger — the combining of two companies to make one single company. If you’re about to go through this process, having an attorney that specializes in mergers and acquisitions on your side is invaluable and helps everything go smoothly....

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When it comes to rewarding employees with equity, there are a few things you need to take into consideration. At The Chawla Law Firm, PLLC, we are a Houston-based law firm with a focus in business law. In this blog post, we will be discussing our guide to rewarding employees with equity. If you're looking for a comprehensive guide on the topic, you've come to the right place! Keep reading to...

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A joint venture is a business arrangement where two or more parties come to an agreement to pool their resources for a specific task such as for a business activity or a new project. These collaborations are for the mutual benefit of the collaborative parties. Joint venture partnerships have many benefits for the parties involved.

If you are interested in setting up a joint venture partnership, you need partnership attorneys who will...