Kenneth J. Stuart, Of Counsel to Becker Glynn, practices in the areas of securities, banking, corporate and commercial transactions, including public and private offerings; tender offers; hedge funds; private equity; venture capital; bank and other asset-based lending; securitizations; mergers and acquisitions (domestic and cross-border); project and leveraged lease financing; joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies.
He is experienced in the principal areas involving the federal securities laws, including ’33 Act registrations and exempt offerings of equity and debt securities; ’34 Act reporting and compliance; private investment companies and mutual funds under the Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act and Trust Indenture Act matters. Mr. Stuart has worked on numerous mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, including leveraged and management buy-outs. He also has significant venture capital financing and secured and unsecured lending experience.
Mr. Stuart has represented hedge funds and partnership syndicators and worked on major leveraged lease and project financings and a unique securitization transaction. He has advised clients on corporate governance issues and general commercial matters, and has spoken at numerous continuing legal education and client seminars.
Mr. Stuart has handled several landmark “firsts” in corporate law, including:
- First SEC registered public offering of limited liability company securities
- First publicly-offered securitization of a future revenue stream
- First formation of a master limited partnership with a tender offer/roll-up of multiple limited partnership interests
- First leveraged lease/project financing of an electric generating facility, including transmission lines