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November 16, 2021

Columbia partner Weston Adams will moderate a panel exploring the path forward for SEEM and its potential impacts on renewable energy projects during the Southeast Renewable Energy Summit.

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George F. Akers

George F. Akers

Associate

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
george.akers@nelsonmullins.com

George represents clients in equity and debt financings, M&A transactions, and general corporate matters including entity formation, capitalization issues, equity compensation, employment matters, capital-raising considerations, and securities laws compliance.

George represents clients in equity and debt financings, M&A transactions, and general corporate matters including entity formation, capitalization issues, equity compensation, employment matters, capital-raising considerations, and securities laws compliance.

George F. Akers

George represents clients in equity and debt financings, M&A transactions, and general corporate matters including entity formation, capitalization issues, equity compensation, employment matters, capital-raising considerations, and securities laws compliance.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Has represented clients in equity and debt financings as well as M&A transactions
  • Has advised clients on general corporate matters, including entity formation, capitalization issues, equity compensation, employment matters, capital-raising considerations, and securities laws compliance

Representative Transactions

  • Represented logistics SaaS company in $3M Series Seed financing, $13M Series A financing, $6M SAFE financing, $3M line of credit, and acquisition of small company
  • Represented accounting software company in multiple venture capital and growth equity financings in the aggregate of $24M and multiple venture debt financings for term loans and revolving credit lines in the aggregate of $3.5M
  • Represented corporate venture investor in $30M Series D investment in an automobile technology company valued at over $1B
  • Represented healthcare technology company in multiple growth equity financings totaling $47M
  • Represented marketing technology company in $75M recapitalization transaction with private equity investor, which involved a tender offer to existing stockholders
  • Represented healthcare IT company in $165M merger with strategic buyer
  • Represented private equity group in acquisition of multiple companies in government contractor aerospace industry as part of a roll-up strategy
  • Represented photography SaaS company in $70M equity sale and rollover transaction
  • Represented U.S. corporation in reorganization to become wholly owned by a Portuguese entity
  • Represented U.S. venture fund in investment in Irish operating company via Delaware holding company

Educational Activities

  •  University of Virginia School of Law
    • Virginia Sports & Entertainment Journal

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD (2015)
    • Braswell & Giuliani Award for Best Legal Brief
  • University of Virginia Darden School of Business, MBA (2015)
  • University of Georgia, BA, Advertising and Theatre, summa cum laude, with highest honors (2009)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Presidential Scholar
    • First Honors Graduate (4.0 GPA)

Admissions

  • Georgia

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Host Committee, Shepherd Center
  • Class Agent, The Westminster Schools
  • Active participant in Atlanta squash community
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