IPOs are important for start-up venture companies to achieve further growth. However, most founders have not experienced many IPOs; often times, it is their first experience. ZeLo offers strategic advice to a number of companies that conduct IPOs, led by Ms. Anri Okamoto, who was in charge of the IPO of the only then-unicorn in Japan, Mercari, in both Japanese and US stock exchanges. In addition to legal due diligence at the IPO stage, there are a wide range of areas, such as the creation of legal opinions that organize business schemes from a legal point of view as well as complex documentation that is necessary for establishing the in-house organizational structure upon a company going public.
- Strategic advice on IPOs
- Legal due diligence and providing legal opinions on IPOs
- Corporate structure and assistance with documentation regarding IPOs
- All legal matters pertaining to the IPO of Mercari, Inc. by Anri Okamoto (Japanese and US lawyer
- Assisted many other startups and venture companies in their preparations to go public