Attorneys

John S. Lore, Esq. | Partner

PRACTICE

Mr. Lore advises established and emerging managers throughout the United States in forming and operating hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds and other alternative funds using varied strategies; including equity, fixed income, distressed debt, sector funds, and real estate. Mr. Lore also counsels operating companies on debt and equity Regulation D private placement securities offerings for all market sectors; including, real estate, energy, lending and finance, healthcare and manufacturing.

Mr. Lore advises investment fund sponsors on all aspects of their business, from capital raising and fund formation to implementation of their business models. His representation of a broad range of asset managers allows him to keep abreast of emerging trends. Prior to founding Capital Fund Law Group, Mr. Lore practiced corporate and securities law at a number of law firms, including the private securities department of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, one of the largest international law firms in the world, in its New York City and Moscow offices.

 

EDUCATION

Mr. Lore received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Utah, where he served as a senior member of the Utah Law Review.  Mr. Lore received his BA from Brigham Young University.

 

BAR ADMISSION

Mr. Lore is a member of the New York State Bar and the Utah State Bar.  Mr. Lore represents fund managers and securities issuers throughout the United States.

 

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

  • Alternative Mutual Funds: Compliance and Risk Management in 2015 Explored –The Knowledge Group CLE/CPE National Webcast
  • How to Form a Hedge Fund, Utah State Bar Securities Section – Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Regulation D Update, EB-5 Due Diligence Workshop – New York City, New York
  • JOBS Act Update, Utah State Bar Annual Securities Law Workshop – Salt Lake City, Utah

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS

  • Represented a multi-manager series fund platform incorporating more than ten sub-manager series LLC funds and associated offshore segregated portfolio companies using diverse equity, debt, and real estate-based trading strategies.
  • Hedge Fund formation for a Chicago-based leveraged options fund, using a structure employing limited partner-owned in-kind contributions as option leverage.
  • Acted as counsel to a Florida-based medical device manufacturer in a $60 million private placement offering.
  • Represented a London and US based investment manager in the formation of an asset-based lending fund using a side-by-side structure.
  • Prepared multiple debt and equity offerings for a security camera manufacturing company.
  • Represented a multi-office, mid-size real estate lending hedge fund with respect to multiple fund entities.
  • Represented a New York fund manager in the conversion of a $10 million incubator fund into a mixed equity and debt hedge fund.
  • Represented a New York-based investment manager in the formation of a fixed income arbitrage, global securities fund using a Cayman Islands-based master-feeder structure.
  • Represented a Florida-based medical device manufacturer in a $10 million Regulation D private placement equity offering.
  • Multiple multi-million dollar equity series and debt private placement offerings for a New Jersey based debt investor.
  • Represented a real estate investment company in a private placement offering to purchase current management and operating leases of long-term care and retirement facilities.
  • Represented a Chicago-based real estate developer in a private placement offering for a multi-million dollar commercial real estate development.
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Christopher Rogers, Esq. | Associate

PRACTICE

Mr. Rogers practices in the areas of investment fund formation, securities law, corporate law and taxation, Mr. Rogers advises clients on the structuring, formation, and compliance of hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds and other alternative investment vehicles. Mr. Rogers also has extensive experience counseling operating companies in raising debt and equity capital through Regulation D private placement offerings in a variety of industries, including real estate, mining, lending, oil and gas, healthcare, manufacturing, automotive and others.

 

EDUCATION

Mr. Rogers received his J.D. cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law, where he served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Tax and Business Law Society. After law school, Mr. Rogers received an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University. In addition to his law degrees, Mr. Rogers holds an MBA and Masters of Professional Accountancy from Weber State University.

 

BAR ADMISSION

Mr. Rogers is a member of the Rhode Island State Bar, the Massachusetts State Bar, the Utah State Bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court.

 

REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS

  • Represented a New York-based investment manager in the formation of an open-ended equities hedge fund.
  • Represented a Colorado-based film producer in a private placement offering for development of a motion picture.
  • Represented an issuer in a $60 million equity offering for the manufacturing and distribution of armored vests.
  • Regulation S and Regulation D offering for a real estate company consisting primarily of offshore investors in connection with an EB-5 program.
  • Prepared a multi-million dollar equity private placement offering for a 1940 Act Investment Company.
  • Hedge Fund formation for a state-registered investment fund focused on monthly options.
  • Prepared an equity private placement offering for a major, Washington D.C.-based news reporting corporation.
  • Formed a real estate lending fund for a Utah based commercial real estate lending group.
  • Represented a Utah-based motion picture producer in a Regulation D offering for the development of an independent motion picture private placement offering for a Las Vegas based online mobile application company.
  • Represented a Florida-based medical device manufacturer in a $10 million Regulation D private placement equity offering.
  • Multiple multi-million dollar equity series and debt private placement offerings for a New Jersey based debt investor.
  • Private placement offering for a New York based online mobile application company.