Timothy J. Capen is a partner in the Firm's Business Group. Tim concentrates his practice in corporate and securities law and in the representation of emerging growth companies and venture capital and private equity funds. He has extensive experience in venture capital financings; private placements; private equity/venture capital fund formations, operations and portfolio company transactions; public offerings; mergers and acquisitions; and general corporate representation.
His practice encompasses the representation of private equity funds and their portfolio companies in a wide variety of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, recapitalizations, private equity investments and bank and mezzanine financings.
Tim frequently counsels private equity sponsors on the formation, marketing, management and regulatory compliance of private equity and venture capital funds, funds-of-funds and other alternative investment vehicles, as well as the operational, legal and regulatory issues faced by such sponsors. In addition, he advises investors in connection with the review and negotiation of fund terms.
Since 2006, Tim has helped place hundreds of millions of dollars of private equity and venture capital investments in a wide variety of business sectors, including both the life sciences and high technology industries. Tim has represented both acquiring and selling companies in merger and acquisition transactions having a total value in excess of several million dollars. Merger and acquisition transaction size has ranged from less than $10 million to over $100 million, with the majority being $50 million or less.
Tim earned his Bachelor of Arts in 2001 from Indiana University. He graduated, magna cum laude, from the Indiana University School of Law–Indianapolis in 2004 and joined Ice Miller in the fall of that year.
He is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana.