Access to the right connections, markets, influence and intelligence is key to business success. High-quality access, on both sides of the Atlantic, is at the heart of the business advantage we offer.
We offer our members in Northern California practical business expansion opportunities by delivering high-caliber networking and marketing opportunities, top-quality business intelligence, regulatory advice, and the opportunity to achieve real business from the personal relationships they develop through their membership.
Benchmark Litigation recently released its 2018 rankings, and it ranked Lewis & Llewellyn one of the few “recommended” law firms in California. In order to compile the list, Benchmark undertakes an exhaustive process which includes client, peer and partner interviews. As Benchmark notes, every firm that achieved the “recommended” status was deemed a leader in its respective market. It further commented that since its opening six years ago, the firm “has generated a significant level of buzz.” Read more
This memorandum provides an overview of a typical acquisition of a US-based privately held corporation (though we also discuss some aspects of limited liability company (LLC) acquisitions, and many of the matters discussed also apply to public company transactions). It first describes the basic types of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and then discusses the development over time of the key elements of an acquisition: (1) the business transaction, (2) the documentation and (3) any necessary regulatory matters. Read more
New York, NY – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced it has invested in Boston-based CFGI, a national provider of high-end technical accounting and finance advisory services to the office of the Chief Financial Officer. CFGI currently serves more than 500 national and international clients, with offices in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Equity for the investment came from Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners III (CGFSP III) and CFGI management. CGFSP III is Carlyle’s third dedicated financial services fund and this transaction represents the fund’s first investment. Read more
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iPresent is a UK based software company, that opened offices in the Bay Area almost 18 months ago. The company just became a new member with the BABC in San Francisco and is very pleased with the results. In the past 3 months…
VP, Enterprise Sales iPresent
“The BABC has produced tangible benefits for us, including significant customer generation, highly successful client entertainment and increased name visibility -- plus the membership knows how to have a great time!”
Nicholas Unkovic, Esq.
Managing Partner Northern California - Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
BABC has done a great job in helping us promote ourselves to the British American community, and we're happy to say now that this month we've signed our first 3 contracts as a direct result of what we've gotten out of the BABC.
Regional Sales Director at Truphone
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