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08 May, 2018 | (01 hr)

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What is a Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE) transaction? How can a PIPE offering help a small- or mid-cap company grow? What are the legal/governance implications for offering a below-market rate on your stock to private investors, via a PIPE deal? Is it worth the risk?
In our next Governance Watch, hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, seasoned legal experts will provide us with an overview of PIPEs for both capital formation and strategic purposes, as well as practical tips from a legal and governance perspective. 

Insights from the webcast:

  • Overview of Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE) transactions;

  • Potential benefits and risks of PIPE transactions; and

  • Governance and legal implications of PIPE transactions

Who Should Attend: C-suite corporate executives; Sitting board members of public and private companies; Chief legal officers; General counsels; Attorneys; Chief financial officers; Investors; Governance professionals 


Adam Fleisher

Adam Fleisher
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Adam E. Fleisher’s practice focuses on a wide range of corporate finance transactions, including fund investing, international and U.S. capital markets offerings, and liability management transactions, as well as private equity firm structuring and compliance, and securities and loan tradin...Full Bio

Benet O'Reilly

Benet O'Reilly
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Benet J. O’Reilly’s practice focuses on public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and restructuring transactions. He has significant experience across a broad array of industries, including technology, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and health care. ...Full Bio

Douglas Chia

Douglas Chia (Moderator)
President, Soundboard Governance LLC
Fellow, Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance
ESG Center Fellow

Douglas (Doug) Chia is president of Soundboard Governance LLC, fellow at the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, and senior fellow for The Conference Board ESG Center. 

Chia previously served as executive director of the ESG Center. Before joining The Conference Board, C...Full Bio

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