Richard S. Frazer joined Pryor Cashman as a partner in 1998. Rich has focused on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, and has represented domestic and foreign companies and investment banks in connection with public and private debt and equity securities offerings.
Rich has wide-ranging experience representing clients in their mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances involving cross-border transactions, tender offers, recapitalizations, spin-offs, asset and stock purchases and leveraged buyouts across many industries, including information technology, software, telecommunications, media, apparel, restaurant, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and retail.
Rich’s practice also encompasses Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) compliance, both for newly public companies, and established small, mid-sized and larger capitalization issuers, providing counseling regarding disclosure and regulatory obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley.
Rich also advises his clients with regard to general contract negotiations and executive compensation and employment matters. In addition, Rich has represented private equity funds and investment advisors in connection with hedge fund formation and has assisted numerous life sciences and technology companies in their formation, corporate governance and raising of venture capital financing.