Books

These are my most recently published books, all geared for those seeking a deeper understanding of topics covered.  You can get a 50% discount by calling (516) 876-8006 and telling them, “Steven sent me.”

Crowdfunding: A Guide to Raising Capital on the Internet (Bloomberg Press)

CrowdfundingCrowdfunding has gained considerable traction over the last few years. By combining the Internet/social media with equity-based financing, it is poised to usher in a new asset class that will change how early stage and small business financing transactions are consummated. Engaging and informative, this book will serve the needs of a global audience comprising entrepreneurs, financiers, and other professionals. It skillfully addresses the market dynamics that are catapulting crowdfunding into the mainstream and explores essential issues ranging from planning an online campaign, post-transaction management, and business planning to securities law and tax issues.

The Issuer’s Guide to PIPEs: New Markets, Deal Structures, and Global Opportunities for Private Investments in Public Equity (Bloomberg Press)

The Issuer's Guide to PIPEsRegulatory changes, market fluctuation, and new deal structures have ushered in a new era for the PIPEs market. Companies must understand the complexities of a market gone global, with private investments in public equity expanding in the United States as well as in Asia and Europe. With chapters on international PIPEs, new deal structures, the latest legal complications, and the most recent regulation, this book details the changes in the PIPE market, with an emphasis on the matters most closely tied to issuers.

 

PIPEs: A Guide to Private Investments in Public Equity (Bloomberg Press)

PIPEs: A Guide to Private Investments in Public EquityPrivate investments in public equity offer a practical financing alternative for companies seeking capital and a unique asset for investors. For practitioners who know how to identify and execute transactions, PIPEs present a growing opportunity. This revised and updated guide presents the views, voices, and invaluable expertise of leading practitioners from all specialties in the field. The book is divided into three parts: “The Business of PIPEs,” which provides a historical backdrop and overview; “Regulatory Landscape and Structural Alternatives,” which details the legal framework and transaction structures; and “Deal Flow,” which offers the investor’s perspective on negotiating deals.