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Raising Capital in Tough Economy

posted Jun 15, 2011, 5:24 PM by Ashutosh Gupta   [ updated Jun 15, 2011, 5:30 PM ]

Here is a great opportunity to network within the community, develop business opportunities, and gain valuable insights into the Financing world.


You are cordially invited to the joint networking event for members of the Maryland India Business Roundtable (MIBRT) and Capital IIT.

Details for the event are as follows:


Date:                    Wednesday, June 22nd 

Time:                    6:30 - 8:30 PM


Location:    Venable LLP

                                            575 7th Street, NW

                                            Washington, DC 20004



Topic:      Raising Capital and Exit Strategies for Businesses

          How to access the Capital Market in Today's tight Economy


Speaker: Charles Morton, Partner, Venable LLP


Heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served. 


Hosts:   David Lucchese and Nitin Gupta

                    Financial Advisors - Merrill Lynch


Please RSVP by Friday, June 17th to David Lucchese at 301.230.5775 or by email 



Speaker Bio:

Charles Morton

Partner -Venable LLP




Chuck Morton co-chairs Venable's Corporate Practice Group. He has a national practice representing lenders, investors, and entrepreneurs as they create, build, support and buy or sell businesses. He routinely advises on mergers and acquisitions and financings, including every flavor of equity investment. He regularly acts on behalf of private equity groups. In addition to recognition in Chambers USA, he is found in six categories of the Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law, Leverage Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Structured Finance Law, Technology Law and Venture Capital Law) published by Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White).  Clients describe him as "...unwavering in his commitment to us" - Chambers USA 2010. He splits his time between Venable's Washington and Baltimore offices.

Outside of Venable, Chuck is the incoming chair of the global board of directors of the Association for Corporate Growth.  Chuck also has a faculty appointment at The Johns Hopkins University where he teaches various business classes, serves as the Vice-Chair of the Technology Development Corporation of Maryland (TEDCO) and is the General Counsel for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.