Janet O. LovePartnerLord, Bissell & Brook LLP111 South Wacker DriveChicago, IL 60606 312.443.0238 Direct312.896.6238 Fax
...Since 1981, Janet Love has practiced in the general corporate, securities, and mergers and acquisitions areas.Her
practice includes representing both public companies and private companies on a wide range of issues, including securities offerings, including initial public offerings, securities regulatory matters, general contract work, stock trading by officers and directors, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, restructurings, and other corporate transactions.She
represents start-up companies in connection with capital raising efforts as well as a wide variety of contract negotiations and corporate structure issues.
Janet's clients over the years include insurance companies, banks, ethanol plants, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and service-based companies.
Finance & Securities Janet
represents public and private companies as well as underwriters in public and private securities offerings.In addition, she
handles the securities law aspects of various types of corporate transactions as well as more routine regulatory matters such as ongoing securities reporting requirements, and stock trading and reporting by officers and directors. She
has recently advised a community bank in connection with an initial public offering of securities in connection with its conversion from mutual to stock ownership, as well as a Canadian public company in connection with the U.S. securities law aspects of public and private offerings in Canada and the U.S. of common shares, senior debt and trust preferred securities. Janet
has also represented start-up ethanol plants in connection with their private capital raising transactions as well as insurance company clients in connection with the securities law aspects of private placements of offshore insurance companies, including "rent-a-captives."She
has also represented underwriters and issuers in connection with public offerings and advised issuers in connection with various securities transactions, including the target in a $280 million negotiated public tender offer followed by a merger.She
has also advised a Canadian issuer with respect to the U.S. securities law aspects of a tender offer made to Canadian and U.S. shareholders, and handled various private placements in a variety of industries, including ethanol, insurance, and Internet consulting.
Mergers & Acquisitions Janet
represents both public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions, including purchases and sales of assets, joint ventures and restructurings.Her
experience includes the purchase and sale of public and private companies and divisions thereof, including acquisitions through a tender offer/merger structure.She
also advises boards of directors and special committees in connection with corporate governance issues related to acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Her
mergers and acquisitions clients have included manufacturers, distributors, insurance companies, banks, retailers, and service-based companies.