Finance and Investment Attorneys in Northwest Arkansas

At Eldridge Brooks Partners, we’re committed to helping clients find solutions that meet their needs, whether you need help understanding nuances or want to explore options for protecting assets. If you’re seeking long-term financial success, we’re here to help. Our finance and investment attorneys in Northwest Arkansas bring extensive knowledge to every case, helping individuals and businesses throughout Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Florida navigate complex financial situations.

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Finance Attorneys

Our finance attorneys represent clients on all sides of equity, debt, credit, and capital financings. Our team has served as bankers, fund sponsors, counsel to borrowers, counsel to companies with complicated capital structures, and as a former federal prosecutor of bank fraud, securities fraud, and other financial crimes.

With our unique perspective, we can help you navigate virtually any issue related to financing your business. Whether your situation involves relatively straightforward loan documents, securities offerings, or complex capital structure matters, we’re ready to help.

Funds & Investments

The private capital marketplace is complex and ever-changing. Properly structuring and documenting financial transactions to meet objectives and remain compliant is paramount

Therefore, the investment attorneys you partner with must possess deep familiarity with relevant securities and regulations. It’s also critical that the lawyers representing you are deeply familiar with market terms and conditions.

At Eldridge Brooks Partners, we leverage our expertise in the formation, fundraising, compliance, and portfolio transactions of venture capital, private equity, growth, and debt funds and sponsors. Co-founder and partner Steve Brooks gained valuable experience structuring funds and fund investments as a partner at one of Arkansas’ largest venture capital and growth equity investment firms, overseeing private capital formation strategy, compliance, and investments.

He’s structured funds and fund investments in numerous complex situations. His legal experience, over 20 years in the financial realm advising and investing in private capital funds and private companies, and advising limited partners and funds of funds across the country give him the upper hand.

We understand what it takes to make your fund successful. The funds and investments for which we provide expert counsel and structuring include:

  • Family Offices & High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Independent Sponsors
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital Funds
  • Parallel Funds and Funds of Funds
  • Debt Funds
  • Portfolio Company Investments
  • Registered Investment Advisors
  • Securities
  • SEC Registration and Compliance

Our investment attorneys understand firsthand all aspects of private fund formation. Whatever your goals, you can be confident that our team will define the structure, strategy, and any associated risks. Furthermore, we will provide proper documentation and negotiation support to ensure you achieve your goals while building transparent relationships with investors.

Numerous organizational documents are necessary for structuring an investment fund. Our attorneys can accurately draft the required documents depending on your strategy and goals:

  • Term Sheets
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Letters of Intent
  • Private Placement Memoranda
  • And more.

Once we’ve established your private equity fund, the next step is efficiently managing it by helping you raise capital. Following the outlined terms, we will assist you throughout the fundraising process:

  • Preparing offering materials
  • Creating partnership agreements
  • Advising on and documenting compensation agreements
  • Closing fund formation transactions

Mitigating regulatory and compliance issues under the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and other authorities requires a deep understanding of the legislature. Your investment attorney must possess in-depth knowledge of the complex regulatory framework surrounding funds and security issuance.

Forming an investment fund and raising capital have meaning only if they abide by the ever-changing laws and regulations. Co-founder Steve Brooks has the necessary experience to guide you through SEC registration and compliance expertly so that you can confidently reach your goals.

Portfolio transactions require a holistic approach, employing expertise from various areas of law. Our investment attorneys in Northwest Arkansas represent sponsors and management teams selling their private or direct portfolios in Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Florida. You can trust our team to provide ongoing counsel throughout the logistically and legally complex process.

Contact Our Finance and Investment Attorneys in Northwest Arkansas

There’s no margin for error regarding private equity, venture capital, funds of funds, and parallel investments. The team you choose must be well-equipped in legal and regulatory matters to help you succeed. Contact our finance and investment attorneys in Northwest Arkansas now to receive expert counsel and advice. We serve clients throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, and Florida.

Finance, Funds & Investments Team

Founding Partner

Steve Brooks

Senior Associate

Cameron Brewer


Hunter Johnston