Bill applies his extensive mergers and acquisitions and venture capital financing experience primarily to deal work for life sciences companies. He helps clients thrive at every stage of the corporate life cycle by piloting them through the initial organization phase, stock and debt financings, IPOs, alliances, and business combinations. He ably advises biotechnology, medical technology, healthcare IT, and other types of technology companies. Bill also counsels venture capital firms about their portfolio investments.
Bill currently serves as Co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences Practice. He focuses his practice on securities law, venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly represents technology-based companies, principally in the areas of biotechnology, medical technologies, healthcare IT, and other technology sectors. He routinely counsels these clients on many aspects of their corporate development, from initial organization and acquisition of technology, through private financing and initial public offering, to strategic alliances and business combination transactions. He regularly represents venture capital firms in portfolio investment activities and underwriters in public offerings and private placements of equity securities. Bill is also a key contributor to MintzEdge, an online resource for entrepreneurs that includes useful tools and information for starting and growing a company.
Bill is a member of Launchpad Venture Group and the New England Healthcare Executives Network, and regularly participates in activities of BIO, the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, and MassMEDIC.
Articles in the National Law Review database by William T. Whelan