Ed focuses his practice primarily in the area of mergers and acquisitions, and he spends significant time advising private funds regarding formation, regulatory and investment matters. The vast majority of his private fund transactions involve technology-enabled service businesses. He also has represented numerous companies selling to or taking on investment from private funds.
In addition, companies in the food and agribusiness industry look to Ed for critical direction in corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and private offerings. His engagements in the industry include work with Russell Stover Candies, Honolulu Coffee and Argenta. Ed also works on general commercial transactions, such as the negotiation of joint ventures and partnerships, the negotiation of commercial contracts, and entity structuring and formation matters involved in the start-up process.