With a sound and solid legal structure you will have much better chances to get a higher valuation and better terms. We ensure you're ready when investors take a closer look at your business.
Due diligence preparation
Time-tested legal documents & personal advice
We tailor all the required legal documents and corporate actions to your specific needs, based on time-tested templates for best-in-class speed and quality. No need to re-invent the wheel.
Advice & best practice insights
Our legal experts guide you through the process step-by-step and support you with their experience on how to best structure, set-up, negotiate and close your financing round.
Negotiation with investors
We've included negotiation support in all of our financing round packages. Our experts have your back and will help you negotiate the best possible deal for your funding round.
In your first equity round, your company formally issues new shares, and sells these to external investors. These external investors could be family, friends or angel investors, or professional or strategic investors. You will need to agree on a valuation for the shares and negotiate the rights and obligations of the existing shareholders and the investors. Moreover, you might already have existing investors whose convertible debt converts into equity in the course of this financing round.
What it is
Who it is for
A first financing round is ideal for startups with high-growth potential, capital needs that cannot be covered with revenue or other sources of cash, and a functioning first product or at least a clear vision on what to build.
What you will get
Starting from CHF 6'500 (excl. VAT, incl. all legal documents, general advice & negotiation support). Schedule a free call to get a transparent and tailored offer.
For financing rounds, LEXR advises on how to structure the deal, answers all legal questions on the topic, and provides you with time-tested best practice term sheet, shareholders' agreement, investment agreement, and all corporate actions tailored to your company. In addition, our experts will also be there to negotiate with the investors.
The state of your books and records (i.e. financials, contracts, corporate documents) affects the time and effort required to prepare for the envisaged deal.
The number of investors and their organization, their way of negotiating and their knowledge of Swiss law affect the time required and the number of negotiation rounds.
Using an industry standard Term Sheet will decrease time and expense down the line. Make use of our Free Term Sheet Review!
The state of the first drafts of the legal documents is a critical cost driving factor. Ideally, we can use our time-tested templates for best-in-class speed and quality.
What it is
At this stage, your startup already has a set of investors, potentially a stock option plan and a subsequent round involves more stakeholders. Since this round may involve higher financing volumes, larger private equity funds are usually considered. Also, existing investors might decide to participate in next rounds to avoid dilution.
Substantial negotiations and legal due diligence are required, and documents need more specific tailoring to reflect the positions and interests of all the different stakeholders. We help you devise the strategy to manage the stakeholders, help prepare for the due diligence, draft and negotiate the legal documents and assist with all corporate actions.
What you will get
Contact us for a tailored offering. Needless to say: If you have done previous rounds with us, subsequent ones will be faster as your underlying document are in good shape and we are familiar with them already.
Legal due diligence
We do a half or a full-day session with you and your team to identify any red flags before the investors do and tell you what is needed to close any gaps.
CHF 900 half day / CHF 1'700 full day
Get a legal expert to review and negotiate your term sheet to get the best deal for your startup.
Upfront quote and competitive hourly packages
Term sheet negotiations
Other needs and tailored support
We have all your financing needs covered.
If you have different needs or specific requirements get in touch for a tailored quote.
We'll also accompany you with your convertible loan. LEXR provides you with advice on how to structure the convertible loan, answers all your legal questions on the topic and provides you with a time-tested best practice convertible loan agreement tailored to your company for a one time flat-fee.
You regularly invest in startups and high-growth companies? We help angels, seed investors and venture capital / private equity firms with all legal aspects of funding rounds. Beginning from the NDA and the legal due diligence to signing and closing, our experts provide you with the fast and pragmatic legal support for safe and sound investments. There are many ways we can work together:
Experienced legal counsels
Pragmatic and responsive
Choose your communication channel
We're a growing team of 10+ legal professionals - our fundraising experts include:
Clear roadmap and supporting material
Transparent and fair pricing
Long term relationship
Christian has advised tech-companies and regulated industries on all legal matters and has built a strong track record on helping startups to get off the ground and get funded.
Christian Meisser, CEO & Legal Counsel
Michele Vitali, Head of startup Financing and Venture Capital
Michele is focused on corporate and commercial law and has a strong background in M&A transactions.
At LEXR he advises Swiss and international founders, start-ups and investors - from incorporation to the first investment rounds, risk financing, complex business transactions and exits.
Thomas Romelli, Legal Analyst
Thomas supports LEXR in corporate, tax and data protection legal topics. His main project focus is on startup financing and employee stock option plans / phantom stock option plans.
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