biography

Mr. Zappetti has 20 years of business transactional, compliance and consulting experience primarily assisting clients in the following areas:

  • Public company securities compliance issues:
    • All aspects of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
    • All aspects of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
    • Proxy Rules.
    • National Securities Exchange Rules including the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Stock Market.
  • Private Placement Offerings that allow business owners to raise start-up or growth capital.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
    • Representing sellers of businesses in both asset and stock sales, allowing them to realize life changing wealth events.
    • Representing institutional and strategic acquirers in both purchases and mergers that allow them to grow their businesses or investment holdings.
  • Venture Capital Financing Transactions.
    • Represent venture capital funds in documenting investment transactions in portfolio companies.
    • Represent companies in negotiating investment transactions with venture capital funds.
    • Negotiate and document ventur...
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  • Representative Transactions
    • $90 million Convertible Promissory Note Offering pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933.
    • $50 million follow-on public offering of common stock.
    • Sale of an employee benefits administrator to a strategic acquirer for $18 million.
    • Royalty Stream Securitization Transactions that raised an aggregate of $105 million for a pharmaceutical drug development company.
    • Sale of $1.5 Million of Series D Membership Interests to a Venture Capital Fund.
    • $30 million venture debt financing.
    • Sale of $5.5 million of membership interests to a private equity fund.
    • Establishment of Affiliated Business Arrangements for Title Insurance Companies and Real Estate Brokers.
    • Private placement offerings that have raised an aggregate of over $100 million.
  • Publications
    • Served as Lead Editor of two volume set of SEC Rulebooks published by Vintage, a division of PR Newswire
      • SEC Reporting Rules Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and SD.
      • SEC Reporting Rules Proxy Statements
    • Bringing Your Medical Device to Market – Author of Corporate Governance Chapter
  • Affiliations
    • The Wistar Institute, Leadership Council
    • MIT Enterprise Forum – Philadelphia Chapter – Executive Committee Member
    • Strategic Investors Alliance – Board Member

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Craig F. Zappetti

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+1.609.922.0484

Credentials

Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Certified Public Accountant – Pennsylvania (Inactive)

Education

George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1996
Villanova University, B.S. Accounting, 1989 Cum Laude, B.S. Communication Arts, 1989 Cum Laude

Prior Law Firm Experience

Saul Ewing, LLP

Practice Areas