Venture Philanthropy Services

  • Represent nonprofit foundations in more than 250 venture philanthropy transactions, including largest venture philanthropy transaction in history leading to a $3.3 billion royalty return for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
  • Represent nonprofit clients in negotiations with corporations and for profit entities, including investments by disease foundations with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies seeking treatment for disease.
  • Represent clients in program-related investments and mission-related investments.
  • Advise nonprofit clients regarding investments and convertible debt instruments.
  • US tax law compliance.
  • IRS guideline compliance for charitable work abroad.
  • Office of Foreign Asset Control requirements for anti-terrorism due diligence.