Raising Capital With a New Asset Class: Leveraging the Inherent Value of a Business’ Data to Secure Financing
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will explore the rise of data asset financing and its impact on asset-based financing, cash-flow secured financing transactions, and other transactions across the capital structure. The panel will discuss how the inherent value of a business' data can be leveraged to provide new liquidity options for borrowers and private equity sponsors, as well as additional collateral and investment opportunities for financing sources and other investors.
- Defining and valuing data assets
- Asset-based financing: monetizing data assets
- Cash-flow lending: risks and opportunities when data assets are collateral
- Impacts of data privacy and IP regulations, laws, and frameworks
- What's next for data asset financings? Investment opportunities and capital structure diversification
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are data assets?
- How can data assets be valued?
- How can data be financed?
- How can data asset financing be structured?
- What are the data and IP regulatory and statutory considerations?
- What investment opportunities can data asset financing yield?
Partner, Global Chair Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
Mr. Charfoos is an accomplished cybersecurity, privacy, class action and data protection trial lawyer. He litigated his... | Read More
Mr. Charfoos is an accomplished cybersecurity, privacy, class action and data protection trial lawyer. He litigated his first privacy case in 2010, building on a decade of experience in patent and technology cases. Since then, he has litigated a variety of data breach and trade secret theft cases. He has also guided clients through numerous data breaches and defended clients in regulatory investigations brought by various U.S. and international regulatory bodies. Mr. Charfoos is particularly skilled in guiding clients through cybersecurity vulnerability disclosures, including the Meltdown and Spectre computer chip vulnerabilities, supply chain interdictions, and various other matters, some of which have involved both congressional and regulatory investigations.Close
Serena G. Granger
Ms. Granger advises banks, private credit funds and other loan market participants on transactions across the capital... | Read More
Ms. Granger advises banks, private credit funds and other loan market participants on transactions across the capital structure. She has represented banks, private credit funds, sponsors and borrowers in syndicated financings, club deals, unitranche financings, high yield offerings and other debt issuances, equity offerings and investments, including in connection with leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, restructurings and structured credit transactions across many industries. Ms. Granger creates bespoke market and transactional analysis for clients on strategic and structuring matters in finance transactions. She develops proprietary loan market data analytics, leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning and other technology-enabled solutions, including the Global Finance practice’s award-winning PH Market Scorecard, an interactive data analytics platform.Close
Jesse T. Kirsch
As a member of the Financing and Restructuring Group, Mr. Kirsch’s practice focuses on the representation of... | Read More
As a member of the Financing and Restructuring Group, Mr. Kirsch’s practice focuses on the representation of leading commercial and investment banks and alternative lenders in large cap and middle market leveraged finance transactions. His broad-based domestic and international finance experience includes widely syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, acquisition financings, and asset-based facilities. Mr. Kirsch advises clients throughout the deal cycle, from commitment letters to execution, and from refinancings to restructurings. He also has significant experience with secured and unsecured registered offerings and private placements of debt, equity, and convertible securities, representing both underwriters and issuers. Mr. Kirsch practices across a variety of industries, including software and technology, energy, gaming, healthcare, and life sciences, with extensive experience negotiating credit and security documentation.Close