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Mergers and Acquisitions Debt Finance Paralegal

Filcro Legal
New York, New York 10017
  • Job Code
    M&A Paralegal
  • Job Type
    Other, Paralegal
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Mergers and Acquisitions Debt Finance Paralegal

BENEFITS:  Base to $80K, Paid Overtime, Paid Time Off, Bonus (discretionary), 401K, Medical Dental & Vision Coverage, Life and AD&D Insurance, Retirement Plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, Transit Program and more!

HOURS:  9:30AM5:30PM

LOCATION:  Midtown NYC

THE ORGANIZATION:  An International Law Firm

SUMMARY:  The ideal candidate will possess experience in one or more areas including M&A, private equity, debt finance, asset-backed securitization, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital. The ideal candidate will possess 2+ years of corporate paralegal experience with a bachelor’s degree preferred. Additional qualifications include excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication skills, strong computer abilities, creativity, and initiative. Flexibility for travel and overtime is required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Corporate M&A Transactional 

  • Draft and file certificate of incorporation and certificate of formation, typically in Delaware but also other jurisdictions
  • Draft written board consents in lieu of a meeting and written stockholder consents in lieu of a meeting, including both organizational and transactional closing matters
  • Draft resolutions to be presented at a board meeting and/or stockholder meeting
  • Prepare basic organization documents, including initial stock subscription agreement, stock certificates and stock ledger, typically for Delaware but also other jurisdictions
  • Complete and file Form SS-4s to obtain EINs
  • Compile and maintain minute books and stock ledgers
  • Conduct research to assist attorneys in determining jurisdictions for qualification
  • Prepare and file qualification and withdrawal applications
  • Order lien searches and summarize lien search results
  • Prepare and file statutory filings with Secretary of State, including amendments, conversions, mergers, and dissolutions
  • Calculate Delaware franchise tax (both methods); also calculate franchise tax for other jurisdictions
  • Obtain information from, and provide information to clients
  • Formulate solutions to problems which may arise
  • Interface with corporate service providers regarding statutory registered agent services (including changing contact information)
  • Provide direct support to clients (using discretion to handle matters directly or involving an attorney)

Closing and Post-Closing - General

  • Draft written consents approving closing agreements
  • Draft certificates including secretary and officer certificates
  • Prepare closing files
  • Handle distribution of signature pages
  • Order certified copies and good standing certificates
  • Identify and resolve problems that arise
  • Prepare and file UCC statements, amendments and termination statements
  • Review collateral description on lien summary
  • Prepare initial draft of closing checklist
  • Assist with closing, including tracking down signature pages, filling in dates, tracking down final agreements and providing general support
  • Prepare closing book index and assemble closing book, and assist in distribution
  • Handle distribution of original securities (e.g. stock certificates, unit certificates and notes)  

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in one or more areas including M&A, private equity, debt finance, asset-backed securitization, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital
  • 2 years of corporate paralegal experience within a law firm with Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication skills, strong computer abilities, creativity, and initiative
  • Flexibility for travel and overtime is required

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in one or more areas including M&A, private equity, debt finance, asset-backed securitization, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital
  • 2 years of corporate paralegal experience within a law firm with Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication skills, strong computer abilities, creativity, and initiative
  • Flexibility for travel and overtime is required

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Posted: 2018-10-23 Expires: 2018-11-22

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Mergers and Acquisitions Debt Finance Paralegal

Filcro Legal
New York, New York 10017

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