How I Can Help

James J. D'Esposito helps companies in all stages - starting a business, conducting day-to-day operations, expanding the business, restructuring a struggling business, buying or selling a business or transferring it to family members or employees, and winding up and liquidating a business. He has helped companies in diverse fields including, among many others, real estate, technology, hedge funds, private equity funds, and other investment funds, securities firms, retailers, and professional practices. Jim also represents non-profit organizations as well as sole proprietorships and virtually any form of for-profit entity, including LLCs, corporations, limited and general partnerships and joint ventures, benefit corporations, and business trusts.

Organizational Activities



Whether you’re an experienced business owner or starting a business for the first time, Jim can help you get up and running and primed for success. He can help you with:

  • Entity Selection
  • Tax Consequences
  • Entity Formation
  • Organize your business
  • Business Licenses
  • Facilities and Equipment
  • Financing
  • Employees and Consultants


Operational Activities



Jim can help you run your business in an efficient manner, including:

  • Business agreements
  • Management and ownership changes
  • Financing


Business Expansion



Businesses can expand organically or with financing and Jim can help you in either circumstance:

  • Purchase additional equipment and open more locations
  • Obtain expansion capital from existing owners
  • Obtain bank financing
  • Raise capital from investors


Workout or Restructuring



If your business is struggling, Jim can help you renegotiate business obligations to give you a chance to turn things around:

  • Forbearance agreemen
  • Workout agreement
  • Restructuring


Acquisitions and Successions



Buying or selling a business, however structured, is a serious undertaking and Jim can help you close the deal and protect your interests:

  • Stock or equity purchase
  • Asset purchase
  • Merger
  • Business succession


Dissolution



Jim can help when it’s time to dissolve and wind up your business:

  • Plan of dissolution
  • Winding up
  • Termination


Type of Business



Jim has helped companies in a vast array of industries and professions. Jim also represents non-profit organizations as well as sole proprietorships and virtually any form of for-profit entity, including LLCs, corporations, limited and general partnerships and joint ventures, benefit corporations, and business trusts. Specialized businesses helped by Jim include:

  • Investment Funds

    • Real estate
    • Hedge funds
    • Private equity funds

  • Non-Profit Organizations

    • Corporation or association formation and organization
    • Obtaining or reinstating tax-exempt status
    • Registrations with States
    • Reporting compliance
    • Agreements and advice to conduct operations