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NZ note origami (1)

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We have put together this fixed price list for jobs that we see on a regular basis.

If you don't see your job on the list, don't worry. We're always happy to provide a fee estimate for any other work before we start.​​

reviewing your equity financing term sheet

$750 + gst

Get recommendations on what you can negotiate, and unpack what the term sheet means for your business.

This fee applies if:

  • the lead investor has drafted the term sheet

This fee includes:

  • marking up the term sheet with recommendations and adding explanatory comments
  • one further revision following feedback

This fee excludes disbursements, employment law, tax and accounting advice, and putting together your cap table.

You may not be eligible for this offer if:

  • you have a lot of existing shareholders already on your cap table
  • there are a large number of investors participating in the round
  • you have existing investment documents in place from a previous funding round
  • you are raising more than $5m

This fee excludes disbursements, employment law, tax and accounting advice, and putting together your cap table.

creating your equity financing term sheet

$1,200 + gst

We can help prepare your term sheet.

This fee applies if:

  • you're dealing with investors who have asked you to give them a term sheet

This fee includes:

  • drafting a term sheet for your review
  • one further revision following feedback

This fee excludes disbursements, employment law, tax and accounting advice, and putting together your cap table.

You may not be eligible for this offer if:

  • you have a lot of existing shareholders already on your cap table
  • there are a large number of investors participating in the round
  • you have existing investment documents in place from a previous funding round
  • you are raising more than $5m

This fee excludes disbursements, employment law, tax and accounting advice, and putting together your cap table.

preparing your equity financing long form documents

$10,000 + gst

Raising equity capital from wholesale investors, up to and including series A?

We'll review or draft, and help you negotiate and agree, your long form investment documents.

This fee includes:

  • reviewing or drafting, amending, and negotiating, the long form investment documents i.e. your subscription agreement, shareholders’ agreement, and constitution, and related corporate paperwork
  • drafting the associated board and shareholder resolutions, consents, and waivers required to approve the funding round
  • assisting with your cap table
  • helping you draft your disclosures against the warranties provided to your investors
  • assisting with completion of the funding round
  • updating the company’s share register and the Companies Office records to record the issue of shares to your investors
  • advising you on the requirements for eligibility of your investors (you will then manage this eligibility process for the company)

This fee excludes disbursements, and employment law, tax and accounting advice.

You may not be eligible for this offer if:

  • you have a lot of existing shareholders already on your cap table
  • there are a large number of investors participating in the round
  • you have existing investment documents in place from a previous funding round
  • you are raising more than $5m

This fee excludes disbursements, and employment law, tax and accounting advice.

KISS or SAFE convertible notes

$2,500 + gst

We will review or draft, and help you negotiate and agree a convertible note agreement with a lead investor.

This fee applies if:

  • you are using a standard KISS or SAFE note
  • we are advising on a single note with a lead investor, or a template note for you to use with multiple investors

This fee includes:

  • our review or drafting of the note and one round of revisions
  • drafting the associated board and shareholder resolutions, consents, and waivers approving the transaction
  • advising you on the requirements for eligibility of your investors (you will then manage this eligibility process for the company)
  • assisting with your cap table

This fee excludes disbursements, and employment law, tax and accounting advice.

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You may not be eligible for this offer if:

  • you have a lot of existing shareholders already on your cap table
  • there are a large number of investors participating in the round
  • you have existing investment documents in place from a previous funding round
  • you are raising more than $5m

This fee excludes disbursements, and employment law, tax and accounting advice.

employee share option plans

$1,200 + gst

We can produce your ESOP and related compliance documentation.

This fee applies if:

  • the ESOP is for a New Zealand company and for recipients in New Zealand
  • the ESOP relates to an offer of options to employees, contractors and directors
  • your governance documents permit the issue of employee share options without too much hassle

This fee includes:

  • drafting the template share option deed and offer letter base documents, which you'll individualise for each ESOP participant
  • reviewing your comments on our drafts and one round of further revisions
  • drafting the associated board and shareholder resolutions, consents, and waivers approving the adoption of the ESOP

This fee excludes disbursements and any related employment law, tax and accounting advice. It also excludes preparing individualised option deeds or offer letters, and revision or replacement of existing governance documents to allow the issue of employee share options.

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