Raise equity investment

About this business activity

Equity investment provides capital for a company without the need to repay the investment, gives the investor a say in how the company is run, and provides a return if the company is successful.

Board Meeting Minutes To Approve Exchanging Contracts For Share Purchases (Corporate Seller)

The board minutes for a corporate seller's board meeting approving the exchange of an agreement for the sale of the entire issued share capital of a private limited company, where there will be an interval between exchange and completion. These board minutes contain optional wording to table and approve a Class 1 circular, and to appoint a committee of the board to deal with the completion formalities for the transaction.

What to watch out for

  • The board should approve exchanging an agreement for the sale of the entire issued share capital of a private limited company.
  • The board should appoint a committee of the board to deal with the completion formalities for the transaction.
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    Board Meeting Minutes To Approve Completing Share Purchases Transaction (Corporate Seller)

    Board minutes: seller (completion): share purchases. Minutes of a meeting of a committee of the board of a corporate seller held for the purpose of approving the formalities for completing a share sale transaction, where there is an interval between exchange and completion.

    What to watch out for

  • Formalities for completing a share sale transaction
  • Approving the transaction
  • Ensuring that all shareholders are accounted for
  • Making sure that the shares are properly transferred
  • Checking that the correct amount of money is exchanged
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    Subscription Letter (Short Form)

    A subscription letter is a short form letter of application to subscribe for shares.

    What to watch out for

  • The purpose of the letter
  • Who is writing the letter
  • The date the letter was written
  • The address of the person or company the letter is addressed to
  • The amount of shares the person is subscribing for
  • The signature of the person subscribing
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    Lost share certificate indemnity

    This is a legal document that states that the company will reimburse the shareholder for any losses incurred if their share certificate is lost. The shareholder has the option to request a replacement certificate from the company.

    What to watch out for

  • The form of the indemnity
  • The option to request a replacement certificate
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    Share Purchase Agreement: Auction or Tender (IP Warranties)

    This is a legal document that outlines the warranties for intellectual property (IP) and information technology (IT) in the event of a sale of a private company's shares through an auction or tender process.

    What to watch out for

  • Make sure that the IP and IT warranties are up to date and accurate
  • Check that the company has the right to sell the IP and IT warranties
  • Make sure that the buyer is aware of any restrictions on the use of the IP and IT warranties
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    Model Shareholders and Subscription Agreement (BVCA)

    This shareholders and subscription agreement has been drafted by BVCA for signature as a contract under hand which means it is executed by one person who can be authorised by the company's directors. This sort of agreement can avoid the execution formalities that are usually required for deeds. This agreement has been revised and re-launched by BVCA following a review involving their Venture Capital and Legal committees.

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    Postmoney Safe (Seed) Share Subscription - MFN Only

    This postmoney SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) can be used by startups as a tool for early-stage fundraising. YC's SAFE allows for high resolution fundraising and can reduced legal fees for both startups and investors by reducing the amount of time spent on the negotiation of terms. This is an uncapped SAFE with an MFN (Most Favored Nation) provision.

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    Postmoney Safe (Seed) Share Subscription - Valuation Cap Only

    This postmoney SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) can be used by startups as a tool for early-stage fundraising. YC's SAFE allows for high resolution fundraising and can reduce legal fees for both startups and investors by reducing the amount of time spent on the negotiation of terms. This is a SAFE with a valuation cap only.

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    Postmoney Safe (Seed) Share Subscription - Valuation Cap and Discount

    This postmoney SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) can be used by startups as a tool for early-stage fundraising. YC's SAFE allows for high resolution fundraising and can reduced legal fees for both startups and investors by reducing the amount of time spent on the negotiation of terms. This is a SAFE with a valuation cap and a discount rate.

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    Postmoney Safe (Seed) Share Subscription - Discount Only

    This postmoney SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) can be used by startups as a tool for early-stage fundraising. YC's SAFE allows for high resolution fundraising and can reduced legal fees for both startups and investors by reducing the amount of time spent on the negotiation of terms. This is an uncapped SAFE with a discount rate.

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    Relevant Contract Types

    πŸ’° Seed Investment Agreement

    A seed investment agreement is a legal contract between an investor and a startup company that outlines the terms of the investment. The agreement will typically cover the amount of the investment, the ownership stake that the investor will receive, and the rights and responsibilities of both parties.

    πŸ’΅ Share Purchase Agreement

    A share purchase agreement is a contract between a buyer and a seller that outlines the terms of the sale of shares in a company. The agreement will specify the number of shares being sold, the price per share, and the date of the sale. The agreement may also include provisions for the buyer to purchase additional shares in the future.

    πŸ’Έ Disclosure letter for non-leveraged investment

    A disclosure letter for a non-leveraged investment is a letter that discloses all relevant information about the investment to the potential investor. This includes information about the risks involved in the investment, as well as any potential conflicts of interest that the person writing the letter may have.

    πŸ’΅ Share subscription deed

    A share subscription deed is a contract between a company and an investor that sets out the terms and conditions of the sale and purchase of shares. The deed will usually set out the number of shares to be sold, the price per share, the payment method and the date of completion. The deed will also contain warranties from the company about its financial position and the shares being offered for sale.

    πŸ’° Subscription letter

    A subscription letter is a document that outlines an agreement between a company and a customer for the provision of goods or services on a recurring basis. The letter sets out the terms of the agreement, including the duration of the subscription, the price, and the frequency of delivery or billing.

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